Student on field trip trapped in San Antonio cave

WOAI photo

SAN ANTONIO (KXAN) — An 18-year-old on a guided school field trip is trapped 350 feet inside a cave on the north side of San Antonio.

Local NBC affiliate WOAI reports the girl got stuck in the “Hole in the Wall” cave in the 100 block of Camellia Way, not far from the interchange of US 281 and Loop 410.

The Lee High School student has been trapped in the cave for at least an hour and is conscious, WOAI reports. She is expected to be rescued before it gets dark.

Helicopter video of the scene shows a large number of first responders and emergency vehicles surrounding the cave. 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. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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