Pedestrian crossing Bandera Road hit twice, killed, San Antonio police say

One driver fled the scene

SAN ANTONIO – A search is underway for a driver who hit a man with their truck and left him for dead Wednesday night on the West Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around 9:40 p.m in the 2000 block of Bandera Road near Sherril Brook Road.

Police said a truck with an extended cab was traveling north on Bandera and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was then thrown into the southbound lanes, where he was then hit a second time by a 2014 Kia Soul.

The driver of the truck fled the scene while the driver of the Kia Soul stopped to render aid.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS officials. He has not been identified.

Police said the driver of the truck did not return to the crash scene and did not report their involvement. Once located, that person will face a charge of failure to stop and render aid resulting in death.


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