San Antonio police are investigating a fatal chain-reaction crash that claimed the life of a young woman Saturday night.
According to FOX 29, the crash occurred on Interstate 37 North at Florida Street near the Alamodome around 9:00 pm.
Police report the chain-reaction crash involved five vehicles and resulted in the death of a woman in her 20s. They suspect backed-up traffic caused by a concert at the Alamodome may be in part to blame.
A preliminary investigation suggests a pickup truck was traveling on Interstate 37 when the driver swerved to avoid a collision with the congested traffic. The initial crash caused several subsequent collisions involving five vehicles in all.
In addition to the woman who was killed, two other accident victims were taken to the hospital with injuries.
The driver of the pickup was investigated for intoxication, but he was cleared at the scene.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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