San Marcos, TX (4/17/2020) – A street race crash left one woman seriously injured Tuesday in San Marcos.
According to police, a Nissan 370Z was racing another car on I-35 at around 4:30 p.m.
The Nissan was traveling at unsafe speeds when it crossed the access road, struck a dirt pile, launched 100 feet in the air, and rolled over near the Posey Road exit.
The passenger was ejected 70 feet from the car. She was taken to Ascension Seton Hays, where she remains in critical condition.
The driver, 21-year-old Joel Lamon Torres was arrested and is now charged with racing on a highway involving serious bodily injury.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Source: CBS Austin
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