Driver critical after crash in New Braunfels

FILE - New Braunfels police (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - New Braunfels police (KXAN File Photo)

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) – Police said a crash on the Interstate 35 service road just after midnight sent three people to the hospital Sunday.

New Braunfels police said a Deawoo car heading southbound on the IH-35 frontage road ran a red light and collided into a Pontiac heading northbound on Reuckle Road at 12:09 a.m.

Medics took the 32-year-old driver of the Deawoo to San Antonio Military Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition.

A 31-year-old man riding in the Pontiac also went to the San Antonio Military Medical Center. Doctors there said he was stable.

The Pontiac’s driver, a 31-year-old woman went the hospital mostly as a precaution.

The crash is still under investigation.

The crash also damaged a supplementary traffic light on the sidewalk at the intersection. The intersection was closed for about three hours. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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