Man struck by vehicle on West Side, taken to hospital in critical condition

Incident happened on Morelia and S. Gen. McMullen

A man was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Morelia and S. General McMullen and taken to the hospital, according to SAPD. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A man walking on a West Side street was struck by a pickup truck on Wednesday morning and taken to the hospital.

San Antonio police said the incident happened at 7:15 a.m. on South General McMullen Drive between Morelia and Queretaro, north of Highway 90.

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The man, described to be in his late 30s, was reportedly walking in the street in an area where pedestrians aren’t allowed, police said.

The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado traveling southbound saw the man in the street, honked and slowed down. A Nissan Pathfinder also traveling southbound then collided into the back of the Silverado, pushing the truck into the man.

The pedestrian was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Police said he was in stable condition.

Both drivers of the Silverado and Pathfinder stopped at the scene and cooperated.

No other injuries were reported and no criminal charges are pending.

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