Woman standing outside stalled vehicle struck by car, police say

SAPD: Driver arrested after going to police substation hours later

San Antonio police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that crashed into a woman and fled late Monday night.

SAN ANTONIO – A driver has been arrested and a 36-year-old woman is in the hospital following a hit-and-run crash late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 640 block of South W.W. White Road, not far from East Houston Street on the city’s East Side.

According to police, a woman was standing outside her stalled gray 2014 Nissan Altima when a gray sedan crashed into the left rear of her vehicle and then struck her.

Police said the woman was carried down the road briefly before finally falling to the pavement. The driver of the sedan fled without stopping to render aid, police said.

The woman suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center by EMS. She is now listed in stable condition.

The driver of the sedan later drove to the East Patrol police substation hours after the crash to report the incident. The driver was arrested and charged with failure to stop and render aid, police said.


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