SAN ANTONIO — Officials with SAPD have confirmed that the driver of an 18-wheeler has died in a crash near downtown. He has been identified as 62-year-old Jose Marquez Aguillon.

First responders were called out to the scene along IH-10 W northbound and North Frio Street just before 7 a.m.

Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler lost control on the highway and got into an accident with another vehicle.  The 18-wheeler plunged off the highway. The driver of the big rig was killed. The people in the other car were not hurt.

The accident caused major traffic delays for the morning commute. 

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