SAPD: Driver flees on foot after hitting 3 construction workers with vehicle

Crash occurred around 1 a.m. on I-35 at Alamo Broadway exit

San Antonio police are searching for a driver after they crashed their vehicle into three construction workers on Interstate 35 early Monday morning.
San Antonio police are searching for a driver after they crashed their vehicle into three construction workers on Interstate 35 early Monday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a driver after they crashed their vehicle into three construction workers on Interstate 35 early Monday morning.

The crash occurred around 1 a.m. in the 1700 block of southbound I-35 near the Alamo Street/Broadway exit.

According to police, a silver Chevrolet HHR plowed through a construction area and hit three crewmembers with the Texas Department of Transportation who were working on a closure. The driver of the HHR then fled the scene on foot without stopping to render aid.

Police said two male construction workers, ages 21 and 23, were taken to Brooke Army Medical Center with serious injuries and a woman, 22, was taken by EMS to Baptist Hospital with a broken leg.

At this time, police have not identified the male driver. So far, no arrests have been made in the case.

SAPD also did not say why the crash occurred. The investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said.


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Sarah Acosta is a weekend Good Morning San Antonio anchor and a general assignments reporter at KSAT12. She joined the news team in April 2018 as a morning reporter for GMSA and is a native South Texan.

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