Pedestrian hit after vehicle drives off road, rolls onto sidewalk on North Side

Incident happened along Highway 281 near Embassy Oaks

A pedestrian was injured in a crash on Highway 281 near Embassy Oaks on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that lost control and rolled over onto a sidewalk on the North Side.

The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on the southbound Highway 281 access road, near Embassy Oaks in front of the Hooters restaurant.

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San Antonio police said a sedan was traveling on the access road, when for some reason, the driver lost control and drove off the road.

The car rolled over onto the sidewalk and hit a man who was walking, police said.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital by ambulance. A sergeant at the scene said the man died from his injuries, but a police preliminary report states he was in stable condition at last check.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

The crash is under investigation.

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