Motorcyclist returning home, pulling into driveway struck in hit-and-run crash, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist is in the hospital following a hit-and-run crash on the city’s South Side early Monday morning, San Antonio police said. The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. outside a home in the 300 block of Hot Wells Boulevard, not far from South New Braunfels Avenue. According to police, the motorcyclist, a man in his 30s, had returned home and was about to turn into his driveway when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. Both the San Antonio Police Department and EMS responded to the call. When found, the driver of the vehicle may face a charge of a failing to stop and render aid.
Man killed in hit-and-run on I-35 in New Braunfels, police say
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A man walking on the highway was killed in a hit-in-run crash on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels late Monday night, the New Braunfels Police Department said. The man was also hit by multiple cars in the main lanes of I-35, police said. Investigators say they do not know why the man was walking on the highway, as he was not part of a road construction crew working in the area. Officers closed the northbound lanes of the highway as investigators worked at the scene. The northbound highway eventually reopened around 11 p.m. Monday, police said.
38-year-old man charged in hit-and-run death of 15-year-old girl, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A 38-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly hit and killed a 15-year-old girl in a hit-and-run crash on Thursday night, San Antonio police said. The crash happened around 8 p.m. in the 6700 block of Medina Base Road, not far from Moon Valley on the city’s West Side. Police say Miguel Barbosa, 38, hit the girl where there was no sidewalk and fled the scene south on Moon Valley. A witness to the crash pulled over and tried to help, but emergency crews eventually pronounced the girl dead at the scene. Barbosa is charged with failure to stop and render aid resulting in death, along with a violation of a bond, police said.
SAPD, Crime Stoppers seek culprit in North Side fatal hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are looking for the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run on the city’s North Side. According to police, Jose Antonio Zavala Diaz, 36, was standing next to his vehicle when he was hit by an unknown silver sport utility vehicle traveling southeast on Sahara Drive. Anyone with any knowledge of the incident 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.
Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash had plans to leave country, affidavit says
SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of running from the scene of a deadly crash had been making plans to leave the country, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. Accident investigators found several pieces of evidence, including paint chips and broken parts of the truck, the affidavit said. Man killed in Northwest Side hit-and-run crash, police sayAfter getting the tip about Rodriguez, police then used a GPS tracking system to locate his truck. Police do not believe the relative knew that the truck might have been damaged as a result of the crash, the affidavit says. It says prior to Rodriguez’s arrest, homicide investigators learned that he was planning to leave the country.
Tip leads to arrest of driver allegedly involved in deadly hit-and-run crash
SAN ANTONIO – A tip has helped San Antonio police catch up with a man who they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash. An arrest warrant affidavit says an anonymous tipster identified him as the driver involved in the crash Nov. 19 in the 1200 block of Bandera Road. It says at some point after the crash, the tipster called police offering them Rodriguez’s name. However, it says police do not believe the relative knew anything about the deadly crash. Just prior to Rodriguez’s arrest, homicide investigators learned he was planning to leave the country, the affidavit says.
’I don’t wish this on anybody’: Mother hoping hit-and-run driver who killed her son turns themselves in
HELOTES, Texas – A San Antonio mother is hoping and praying the hit-and-run driver responsible for killing her son in Helotes will turn themselves in. Balerie Sanchez said her son, Jerry Sanchez, 36, had many plans in his life. He was always worried about me and was actually working hard to get his own place, and he said he wanted me to move in with him. “He was trying very hard to change his life so he would be able to see his kids,” Sanchez said. “I broke down because when I got there, there was only one officer, and I told him I thought the person found was my son,” Sanchez said.
Mother of hit-and-run victim hopes son’s fight for life reminds people to drive safe this holiday season
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio mother is feeling the weight of the actions of a hit-and-run driver who left her son with life-threatening consequences. San Antonio police have identified the driver who hit him as Antonio Coronado, 20. According to a police report, Coronado panicked after hitting Nick Ruiz, kept driving, and called his mother. “He is uninsured, and I have no financial means to handle his bills,” Ida Ruiz said. Ida Ruiz hopes her son’s story servers as a lesson to other drivers, especially during the holiday months.
Woman walking in crosswalk injured in hit-and-run, police say
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a driver who hit a female pedestrian with their car and drove off early Monday morning. According to police, the car was headed northbound when it struck a woman in her 60s who was walking in a crosswalk with the right-of-way. Police said witnesses told them the driver appeared to have been trying to rush through a yellow light. The woman was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center for her injuries. Police said the driver of the car did not not stop following the collision.
Man hospitalized in hit-and-run crash on Northeast Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 40s was taken to an area hospital following a hit-and-run crash late Sunday night, San Antonio police said. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Weidner Road, not far from Randolph Boulevard and Interstate 35 on the city’s Northeast Side. According to police, the man had gotten out of his car by the access road of I-35 when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. Police said the man ended up down the street from his car and is now in serious condition. The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS all answered the call.
ME’s Office identifies man fatally struck by vehicle on North Side
SAN ANTONIO – The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of a hit-and-run incident on the North Side that happened earlier this week. The incident happened around 6:40 a.m. in the 10300 block of Sahara Drive, not far from San Pedro Avenue. When it hit the men, the driver did not stop to render aid or give help of any kind, according to officials. Authorities are still searching for the driver of the sport utility vehicle. RELATED: SAPD searching for hit-and-run driver that struck 2 men loading vehicle
SAPD searching for hit-and-run driver that struck 2 men loading vehicle
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for the driver of a sport utility vehicle that struck two men while they were loading their truck early Thursday morning. The incident occurred around 6:40 a.m. in the 10300 block of Sahara Drive, not far from San Pedro Avenue on the city’s North Side. According to police, the two men, both in their 20s, were loading plumbing equipment into their vehicle outside an apartment complex when a gray SUV traveling at a high rate of speed struck the pair and sped off. Police said the SUV turned a corner from San Pedro Avenue onto Sahara Drive. When it hit the men, the driver did not stop to render aid or give help of any kind, police said.
SAPD: Pedestrian hospitalized after hit-and-run on Southwest Side
SAN ANTONIO – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a hit-and-run while trying to cross a street on the city’s Southwest Side, San Antonio police say. The hit-and-run happened near South Zarzamora and Southwest Military on Friday night. Police say the pedestrian was using a crosswalk and a driver in a green Toyota Tundra traveling down Zarzamora hit them and kept going. Officers tracked down the Tundra using a description given to them by witnesses and stopped the vehicle near Cavalier and Zarzamora. The pedestrian was transported to University Hospital in serious condition but was stable, officials said.
62-year-old woman in critical condition after North Side hit-and-run, police say
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are looking for the person responsible for a hit-and-run on the citys North Side. The incident occurred June 6 around 9 p.m. in the 4600 block of Vance Jackson Road, not far from Jackson Keller Road and Loop 410. Anyone with any knowledge of the incident 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.
SAPD: Driver of stolen truck crashes into wall outside home following hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for the driver of a stolen truck who fled the scene after being involved in two wrecks. Officers said the driver of the truck crashed into a concrete wall outside a home near the intersection of Benrus Boulevard and Rita Avenue on the West Side Thursday morning. The driver bailed from the truck and ran from the scene, police said. Just before that accident, around 7:30 a.m., police said the truck hit a car two blocks away, at Benrus and Bartmer Avenue. The driver fled that scene before crashing into the concrete wall, police said.
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.
Driver sought in hit-and-run crash with woman on West Side
SAN ANTONIO A local woman was taken to an area hospital after she was hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash late Wednesday night, San Antonio police said. The incident occurred around 10 p.m. on North Zarzamora Street near West Commerce Street, just west of downtown. The injured woman was taken to University Hospital in stable condition. The San Antonio Police Department and EMS both answered the call. If the driver of the vehicle is found, they may face a charge of failure to stop and render aid.
Woman convicted in hit-and-run that left soldier disfigured will no longer serve 10-year prison sentence
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio woman who left a solider to die after a hit-and-run will no longer have to serve the rest of her 10-year prison sentence, according to online records. Hit-and-run victim to driver: ‘I wish her no ill harm’In August, Ross was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Katie Belknap said she was happy with how court went, and how they built the punishment. I’m really happy with how court went. “Ross will also have to complete drug court, according to Judge Jennifer Pena, who presides over the 290th State District Court.
'No heart’: Neighbor demands justice after girl, 14, and man, 31, killed in hit-and-run
Linda Garcia said she and her family were outside of their home on West Poplar Street watching fireworks when the crash happened. “We see a white truck whip out on Northwest 27th Street and Poplar. Stop!’ He was chasing them down the street.”SAPD: 14-year-old girl, 31-year-old man killed in hit-and-run just after midnight on New Year’s DayShe said the scene was traumatizing. Investigators said a man, 31, was killed on impact, and a 14-year-old girl was ejected from the vehicle. “At least stayed there with the family and said sorry or something.”Since the crash, Garcia said she and the community have prayed constantly.
'No heart’: Neighbor demands justice after girl, 14, and man, 31, killed in hit-and-run
'No heart’: Neighbor demands justice after girl, 14, and man, 31, killed in hit-and-runPublished: January 1, 2020, 10:09 pmA neighbor who tried to pull a family from a burning van after it was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash is asking the people who caused the collision to turn themselves in.