Drunken driving suspect arrested in hit-and-run incident

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car on Wurzbach Road

SAN ANTONIO – A woman was arrested early Monday on suspicion of drunken driving in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left a 58-year-old man in a motorized wheelchair injured.

Police said the victim was rolling along the sidewalk in the southbound lanes of the 8600 block of Wurzbach Road around 2 a.m. when a Honda Accord struck him.

The man suffered a broken leg and was taken to University Hospital.

The woman took off but later called police and admitted that she was the driver responsible for the incident, police said.

She was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to stop and render aid, police said.


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