SAPD searching for drivers of 2 vehicles that fatally struck man lying on road, left scene

The drivers will face charges once located, police say

San Antonio Police Department patrol car. (ksat)

SAN ANTONIO – Two vehicles fatally struck a man who was lying in the middle of a South Side street and then drove away from the scene, according to San Antonio police.

A preliminary report from SAPD states that the vehicles struck the man around 9 p.m. on Tuesday in the 8600 block of South Zarzamora St., near Ansley Boulevard.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and he has not been identified. Police said it is unknown why he was lying in the roadway.

San Antonio police are investigating five crashes that claimed the lives of four people.

Based on the evidence at the scene, the drivers of both vehicles fled the crash without rendering aid to the man, the report states.

When located, the drivers will face charges of failure to stop and render aid resulting in death.

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