Texas

Whitney Weddel Killed in Accident at Potranco Rd in San Antonio, TX

Date
February 8, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Whitney Weddel
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

Potranco Rd, San Antonio, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Bexar County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Road/Highway
Potranco Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Alleged wrong-way vehicle collided head-on with another vehicle


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Potranco Rd in San Antonio, TX on February 8th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:30 a.m. Investigators say a vehicle operated by 35-year-old Giovanna Blangiardo was allegedly traveling in the wrong direction prior to colliding head-on with another vehicle. Reports indicate a third vehicle was also involved, however, the occupants of that vehicle were allegedly uninjured. One person involved, identified as 39-year-old Whitney Weddel, was killed. Reports indicate Blangiardo was arrested on a possible intoxication manslaughter charge. Additional information was not immediately available.

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