Driver flees after crashing truck, leaving injured passenger behind, SAPD says

When found, the driver will be charged with failure to stop and render aid - serious bodily injury

San Antonio Police Department patrol car. (ksat)

SAN ANTONIO – A passenger is recovering after breaking his leg in a crash on the city’s Southwest Side, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened just after 4 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of Quintana.

Police said for an unknown reason, the driver of a northbound Dodge Ram drove up a curb and struck a tree along the street.

The driver then fled the scene on foot, leaving behind the front passenger.

The passenger, a 27-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with a broken leg.

SAPD says when the driver is found, they will face a charge of failure to stop and render aid - serious bodily injury.

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Victoria Lopez is a Digital Journalist at KSAT. Before joining the team in July 2022, she worked as a Digital Reporter at CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley and Local 23 News. Victoria graduated with a degree in Mass Communications — Public Relations from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.