Teen dies from injuries after hit-and-run crash on West Side, ME confirms

Crash happened around 10:30 p.m. in 3600 block of Culebra Road

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (May 19, 2023):

A teen who was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the West Side late Sunday has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Dreyven Espinoza, 16, died from blunt force injuries on May 16th at an area hospital, according to the ME.

As of Friday, the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash, 46-year-old Greg Gonzales, has been arrested.

He’s charged with failure to stop and render aid - death.


A man in his 20s is in the hospital in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash on the city’s West Side late Sunday night, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Culebra Road, not far from Northwest 36th Street and St. Mary’s University.

According to police, a man carrying a skateboard was trying to cross the street when he was hit and run over by a newer model suburban.

Police said the driver of the suburban drove off and failed to stop and render aid.

The man struck was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, where at last check he was listed in critical condition.

When found, the driver likely faces a charge of failure to stop and render aid.

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

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said.

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