At around 3:12 a.m., a 26-year-old Austin woman was traveling north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Solms Road.
The woman collided with an 18-wheeler, crushing her car and trapping her inside with extensive injuries, reports KEYE. The driver of the semi was uninjured in the crash.
According to KEYE, the victim was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center with critical injuries. The crash backed up early morning traffic for hours as southbound lanes on Interstate 35 were closed during the investigation.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).