18-year-old in critical condition after being struck in hit-and-run crash, police say

Incident occurred around 2 a.m. on Chase Hill Boulevard near Loop 1604

A man in his 20s is hospitalized after being struck in a hit-and-run crash on the city’s Northwest Side early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – An 18-year-old is hospitalized after being struck in a hit-and-run crash on the city’s Northwest Side early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 2 a.m. to Chase Hill Boulevard, not far from Loop 1604 and the University of Texas at San Antonio after receiving word of a person hit by a vehicle.

According to police, the teen was walking across Chase Hill Boulevard from west to east not in a crosswalk when he was hit by the car.

SAPD said the white sedan had been traveling southbound and drove across double yellow lines into an on-coming lane to go around a vehicle that had stopped in the southbound lane. The driver did not stop to render aid and the vehicle fled after the crash.

The injured teen was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition. His name has not been released.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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