Update: 3 killed in San Antonio crash early Sunday, Lamesa connection

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Updated with additional information

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SAN ANTONIO — Three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on the west side of San Antonio, according to the San Antonio Police Department. 

EverythingLubbock.com independently confirmed two of the victims were from Lamesa and one was from Odessa.

The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. at Texas Loop 1604 and Culebra Road.

SAPD said a vehicle was traveling east on Culebra Road a high rate of speed, ran a traffic light and crashed into another vehicle underneath the Loop 1604 bridge.

Two of the occupants inside the vehicle struck died at the scene. A third occupant later died at a local hospital.

Police identified the three as Daniel Valenzuela Sr., 69, Daniel Valenzuela Jr., 37 and Andrea Iglesias Uvalle, 84.

In a social media post on Sunday, the Ector County Hospital District Police Department and Medical Center Health System in Odessa confirmed that Daniel Valenzuela Jr. was an sergeant with its department.

A fourth occupant was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Police only identified the victim as a 41-year-old female.

According to KSAT.com, she was in stable condition as of the last update.

The San Antonio Police Department identified the suspect as a Elijah James Montalvo, 17. Montalvo was taken to an local hospital following the crash for evaluation and later booked in jail.

He was charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault, SAPD said.

(Nexstar Media Inc./EverythingLubbock.com)

EDITOR’S NOTE: KSAT and KSAT.com contributed to this report and provided EverythingLubbock.com with a copy of the SAPD crash report.

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