SAN ANTONIO – A man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge after fatally striking a woman and her dog with his Jeep as they crossed a road on the North Side, according to police.
San Antonio police said the incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 12100 block of Jones Maltsberger Road, not far from Starcrest Drive.
A 44-year-old man was driving his silver 2018 Jeep Wrangler south on Jones Maltsberger and struck the woman and her dog, as they were crossing from east to west. The woman was not in a pedestrian crosswalk, police said.
They were pronounced dead at the scene. Her name and age were not available on Wednesday morning.
The driver was given a field sobriety test and was taken downtown for further questioning. He was later booked on a DWI charge.