Bicyclist hit, killed in hit-and-run crash on far West Side, police say

Incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. near Culebra Road and Arcadia Creek

A man in his 40s riding a bicycle was hit and killed in a hit-and-run crash on the city’s far West Side late Wednesday night, according to San Antonio police.

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 40s riding a bicycle was hit and killed in a hit-and-run crash on the city’s far West Side late Wednesday night, according to San Antonio police.

The incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. in the 9100 block of Culebra Road, not far from Arcadia Creek and Grissom Road.

According to police, the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle while he was riding in the street. The driver however, did not stop after the crash. The man hit was pronounced dead by emergency crews at the scene.

SAPD could not give a description of the suspect’s vehicle. When found, the driver of the vehicle will be charged with failure to stop and render aid. The name of the man killed has not been released, pending notification to next of kin.

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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