Police say a woman and 4-month-old baby are hospitalized after an accident on the far south side.

SAN ANTONIO – A driver trying not to hit a dog on the road jerked his wheel and crashed on the south side of the city, causing the woman and 4-month-old passenger to be hospitalized, San Antonio police said.

The accident happened at 1:36 am Sunday at 13800 Somerset Road.

Police said the driver of the Kia Forte was driving south on Somerset Road when a dog came out onto the street, forcing him to jerk the steering wheel.

The car veered off the road into a muddy patch, driving over an overpass and sewers before flying into the air and crashing.

SAPD said the front passenger, a 24-year-old woman, had broken her leg in the accident and was taken to an area hospital. She is reported to be in stable condition.

A 4-month-old boy was strapped into a car seat in the back seat, but appears to have had a head injury. He is reported to be in a stable but critical condition.

Authorities said the driver did not appear to be drunk and has not currently faced any criminal charges.

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