BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was struck by a vehicle in South Bexar County early Tuesday morning.
Deputies were called around 6:15 a.m. to the 23700 block of Mathis Road, not far from Interstate 37 after receiving word of a crash.
According to deputies, the driver, a man in his 40s, was heading home from work and was headed south on Mathis Road when he hit the man who was walking in the middle of the roadway.
Deputies said the driver thought he saw something on the road and did try and slow down, but he wasn’t able to stop when he realized it was a person.
The victim, a man in his 30s, was sent flying toward a fence and suffered serious injuries, deputies said. He was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center.
Investigators say the man hit lives nearby and was walking in the middle of the traffic lane when the crash occurred.
The driver of the vehicle did stop and tried to help the man until EMS arrived. He is not facing any charges.