HIT AND RUN
La Joya High dominates San Antonio Stevens to advance to Round 3
LAREDO — During La Joya High’s Region IV-6A area round playoff matchup against San Antonio Stevens on Saturday, senior Mario Salinas called time to pause his at-bat. “What do you want me to do?” Salinas asked La Joya head coach Mario Flores. “We’re feeling really good, really strong. La Joya was in control with a 10-1 lead during the sixth inning. They want to rewrite history and put La Joya baseball on the map like we used to be before the split (from one school to three), and they’re doing it.myrgv.com
‘They treated me like I was guilty’: Man wrongfully arrested by SAPD receives apology from chief, has mixed feelings
The apology included two letters and a $700 reimbursement check for Lopez, who said he scraped from his savings account to bond himself out. “I was angry, not because it happened with me, but I was angry it happened with my family. I am trying to teach him how to be a good person,” Lopez said. “What happened to you was a horrible thing, especially this time of year,” McManus told Lopez in his home. I know a lot of people say they are innocent when they are not, but out of 100, maybe one is.”
Medical Examiner identifies man struck, killed by vehicle while crossing street in NE Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – Update:The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man that was hit by a vehicle and killed in northeast Bexar County last week. Joseph Colbert, 54, died as a result of the incident, though his cause of death is currently pending. Original:A man was hit by a car and killed in a Northeast Bexar County neighborhood Tuesday night. Bexar County sheriff’s investigators say no one seems to have seen what happened but they found the man in the street near the intersection of Winsford and Oldham Drive. Related: San Antonio officer jumps guardrail to avoid being struck by vehicle during crash, officials say
Police identify man killed in Northwest Side hit-and-run crash; suspect sought
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a driver who hit and killed a man on the city’s Northwest Side late Thursday night. The crash happened around 11 p.m. in the 1220 block of Bandera Road, not far from West Woodlawn Avenue and Hillcrest Drive. Police said the pickup truck struck Cameron in the outside lane closest to the curb edge and then the driver continued westbound on Bandera Road away from the scene. The driver of the Dodge Ram made no effort to stop and render aid, police said. Authorities said when the driver of the Dodge Ram is found, they will face a charge of failure to stop and render aid, resulting in a death.
Family of teacher’s assistant killed in hit-and-run crash desperate for answers, pleads for help from community
SAN ANTONIO – The family of a teacher’s assistant who was killed in a hit-and-run crash is pleading with the community to come forward with information that could lead to an arrest. “She was going to get something to eat with her friend,” said Jenille Hernandez, Guel’s sister. “She was very dedicated to what she was doing,” Frank Hernandez said. “She took her school work very seriously.”“She wanted to influence little kids and help them to stay positive in life always,” Jenille Hernandez said. “Everybody makes mistakes, but we also have to own up to those mistakes,” Frank Hernandez said.
Do you know where she is? Police, Crime Stoppers seek suspect in fatal hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are looking for a person who they say caused a fatal crash and then fled the scene. The Honda SUV crashed into a guardrail, and Flores walked away from the scene, police said. Anyone with any knowledge of where she might be is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (210) 224-STOP. Tips can also be texted to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
Do you know this woman? San Antonio police need help identifying driver in deadly hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a woman involved in a fatal hit and run that happened Saturday. According to police, the crash happened around 7:40 a.m. on Saturday on Interstate Highway East near the Interstate Highway 37 South junction. The Honda SUV crashed into a guardrail, and the driver walked away from the scene. If you have any information on the woman’s identity, you are asked to call SAPD’s Traffic Investigations Division at 210-207-7385. Related: ‘This person needs to turn themselves in’: Family urges driver in fatal hit-and-run on South Side to come forward
‘This person needs to turn themselves in’: Family urges driver in fatal hit-and-run on South Side to come forward
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a driver who they say left the scene of a fatal car crash over the weekend. Maria De La Luz Guerrero-Reyna, Reyna’s wife, said she talked to him for the last time before the fatal car crash. The Honda SUV crashed into a guardrail, and the driver walked away from the scene. Alex Reyna’s family will be hosting a fundraiser this weekend, and his funeral is set to be held next week. If you have any information, call San Antonio police at 210-207-7273.
Medical examiner identifies man killed in South Side hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a 65-year-old man that was killed in a South Side hit-and-run on Wednesday evening. Horacio Ramirez was fatally struck by a pickup truck as he tried to cross the street in the 200 block of Moursund Boulevard around 8 p.m. Witnesses told police the driver of a white pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit Ramirez and then continued driving east on Ashley Road. Ramirez was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center by EMS where he later died, police said. Officers are still looking for the driver of the truck, and if found, the driver will face charges of failing to stop and render aid, police said.
Man killed in South Side hit-and-run, police say
SAN ANTONIO – Officers are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man with their truck on the South Side Wednesday evening, San Antonio police said. Witnesses say the driver of the white pick-up was traveling at a high rate of speed. They said they saw the driver hit the man and continue driving on Moursund and then head east on Ashley Road. The man had no ID and has not yet been identified, police said. Officers are still looking for the driver of the pickup truck.
Man hospitalized after being struck by vehicle on Southeast Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A man is hospitalized and in critical condition following a suspected hit and run incident on the city’s Southeast Side early Saturday morning, San Antonio police say. The incident happened around 1:24 a.m., Saturday, near Steves and Clark Avenues. Police say when they arrived on scene, they found a man lying in the middle of the street with massive head trauma. Police continue to work this case and believe it to be a hit and run; however, at last check, no description of the vehicle involved is available. Related: SAPD: Pedestrian hospitalized after hit-and-run on Southwest Side
Man hit by vehicle on San Antonio’s East Side identified by ME’s office
SAN ANTONIO – A 33-year-old man who died after he was hit by a vehicle late Wednesday has been identified. William Gamez died of blunt force injuries following the accident in the 4000 block of East Houston Street, not far from East Commerce Street on the city’s East Side. According to SAPD, Gamez was crossing the street when he was struck by a vehicle. A white vehicle fled following the collision, police said. Read also: Man charged in fatal shooting of Fort Hood soldier who was left on secluded road
Suspect arrested in San Marcos fatal hit-and-run, police say
SAN MARCOS – San Marcos police reported Tuesday that they have arrested a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run that happened June 1. SMPD credits the apprehension of Brenda Vasquez Hurtado, 41, to the volume of citizen tips related to the deadly crash. Hurtado surrendered herself to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Monday after Justice of the Peace Magie Moreno issued an arrest warrant. Hurtado was identified as the driver of a Ford Explorer Sport Trac that struck Dwight Garrett Thomas on Post Road on June 1. Anyone with any information about the driver or vehicle is asked to contact Sergeant Sam Myers at 512–753–2182.
Truck driver arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash in San Antonio
Truck driver arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash in San AntonioPublished: May 22, 2020, 5:22 pmA 29-year-old man was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 in San Antonio that left a 46-year-old woman dead.
Suspect arrested in hit-and-run death of San Antonio man
SAN MARCOS, Texas – A 23-year-old San Marcos man was arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of a San Antonio man. Antonio Rene Alonzo surrendered to San Marcos police after a warrant was issued for his arrest. San Marcos police officer crashes into gas main, building after having medical issue, officials sayPolice said Alonzo was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck on Feb. 29 that struck and killed Eligio Vasquez, 69, of San Antonio, in the 200 block of South Guadalupe Street in San Marcos. A tip from a citizen who recognized the pickup from a police news release led to Alonzo’s arrest. Alonzo was charged and released on a $10,000 bond.
San Antonio police searching for driver who hit man and didn’t stop
SAN ANTONIO – Alvin White, 28, was hit by a car and died on Nov. 12, 2019, and the San Antonio Police Department are asking the public to help find the driver who did not stop after the accident. Police said White was found dead just before midnight in front of a Super 7 Inn on IH-10 East Access Road in San Antonio. Crime Stoppers said they are offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the driver who hit White and didn’t stop. You can call Crime Stoppers at 210-224-STOP (210-224-7867).
DPS seeks clues into hit-and-run fatality in Comal County
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are seeking help in finding a hit-and-run driver blamed for a pedestrian’s death in Comal County. A 32-year-old man was walking along Highway 281 North south of Rebecca Creek around 9 p.m. Thursday when he was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle, officials said. Anyone with any information on the fatality is asked to call the Comal County Sheriff’s Office at 830-620-3400 or the Comal County Crime Stoppers at 830-620-8477.
Friend of man injured in hit-and-run crash hopes surveillance video might yield clues
SAN ANTONIO – A friend of a man who was injured in a hit-and-run crash on the South Side is hopeful that surveillance video will yield some clues about the driver who fled the scene. “They have cameras here and they work.”Several hours after the early Tuesday crash, Marroquin returned to the parking lot of an E-Z Wash laundry on West Southcross near Zarzamora, where the crash occurred. Marroquin said her friend, the injured man, initially wandered down the street to her home. Marroquin said he told her that he initially had exchanged words with a man who was doing his laundry at the E-Z Wash. At that time, he said that he had not yet viewed the surveillance video, but he did plan to make it available to investigators.