SCHERTZ, Texas - Three people were killed in an accident on Interstate 35 in Schertz Monday morning.
The accident happened around 3:00 a.m. Monday on Interstate 35 near Schwab Road. Witnesses told officers a woman driving southbound in the northbound lanes hit a Dodge Durango carrying a family of five.
City of Schertz spokesperson Brad Bailey said the driver of a tanker truck in the northbound lanes went around the original accident but ended up hitting the wrong way driver and two people who were trying to help the crash victims. The wrong way driver, Katheryn Habard, and the two good Samaritans, tour bus driver Hector Cordova from Laredo and rest stop attendant Emma Alcudia from New Braunfels, were killed.
Bailey said five people in the Dodge Durango suffered minor injuries.
Investigators are trying to determine if alcohol played a role in the accident.
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