Breaking News
More () »

Late night motorcycle crash shut down I-10 for nearly an hour

The motorcyclist lost control of his bike and slammed into the concrete on-ramp at Vance Jackson.

SAN ANTONIO — A motorcyclist lost control of his bike and slammed into a concrete barrier overnight, closing down parts of I-10 for nearly an hour.

It happened around 11:45 p.m. Sunday on the I-10 on-ramp at Vance Jackson near Balcones Heights.

Police said that the man, who is in his 30s, lost control of his bike and slammed it into a concrete on-ramp at a high rate of speed. 

A witness stopped to help him and called 9-1-1.

The victim refused to be taken to a hospital, and was treated on the scene for his injuries.

Traffic was at a standstill for around 45 minutes as first responders worked to treat the victim and clear the scene.

The road is now back open.

Learn more about KENS 5:

Since going on the air in 1950, KENS 5 has strived to be the best, most trusted news and entertainment source for generations of San Antonians.

KENS 5 has brought numerous firsts to South Texas television, including being the first local station with a helicopter, the first with its own Doppler radar and the first to air a local morning news program.

Over the years, KENS 5 has worked to transform local news. Our cameras have been the lens bringing history into local viewers' homes. We're proud of our legacy as we serve San Antonians today.

Today, KENS 5 continues to set the standard in local broadcasting and is recognized by its peers for excellence and innovation. The KENS 5 News team focuses on stories that really matter to our community.

You can find KENS 5 in more places than ever before, including KENS5.com, the KENS 5 app, the KENS 5 YouTube channel, KENS 5's Roku and Fire TV apps, and across social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more!

Want to get in touch with someone at KENS 5? You can send a message using our Contacts page or email one of our team members.

Before You Leave, Check This Out