SAN ANTONIO -- A major accident off of Loop 410 is tying up traffic on the North and Northeast Side.
The accident happened around 7:00 a.m. on westbound Loop 410 ramp at ramp to Airport/Wetmore. Officials say the driver of a gray Buick started to exit but then tried to swerve back onto the mainlanes at the last minute. His car slammed into the metal median and spun out. The driver of a black Nissan also traveling in the westbound lanes then crashed broadside into the Buick and then into a wall. The Buick then caught fire.
The driver of the Buick was pulled from his burning car but died at the scene. He was later identified as 36-year-old Paul Castillo III.
The driver of the Nissan was transported to a hospital. He is expected to be all right.