Man helping woman with flat tire hit by driver

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on I-35 near Eisenhauer Road

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SAN ANTONIO – A semitrailer driver who had pulled over to help a woman with a flat fire is recovering in a hospital after he was hit by another driver on the highway, San Antonio police say.

Police say around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, the semitrailer driver noticed a woman pulled over at the Eisenhauer Road exit on I-35, trying to change one of her tires after she had a blowout. The driver decided to pull over and help the woman.

While he was changing the tire, a vehicle traveling south bound on I-35 hit the driver and the woman on the side of the interstate and then drove away, police say.

The driver of the semitrailer was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The woman was taken to another hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still looking for the driver who hit them.

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