Police: Motorcyclist flees crash, leaves passenger in street

Motorcyclist arrested after crash on Highway 151 at Loop 410


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said a motorcyclist fled the scene of a crash early Thursday morning and left his passenger lying in the street.

Police said the motorcyclist was speeding through the intersection of Highway 151 at Loop 410 around 1 a.m. when he lost control of his bike.

Both he and a female passenger were thrown from the motorcycle, but the motorcyclist managed to get up and flee on foot.

Paramedics arrived on scene and transported the woman to University Hospital in critical condition.

SAPD launched the department's Eagle helicopter and located the motorcyclist, then took him into custody.

Police did not immediately say what charges he would face.

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