Skateboarder hospitalized with multiple fractures in hit-and-run

Incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. in 13900 block of Jones Maltsberger

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that sent a man to the hospital late Wednesday night. 

The incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. in the 13900 block of Jones Maltsberger Road, located not far from Thousand Oaks on the city's North Side.

According to police, a man in his 20s was riding a skateboard and was hit by a vehicle that did not stop. 

The skateboarder was taken to University Hospital with multiple compound fractures to his lower extremities, police said. 

Officers said there were no witnesses. A driver passing by found the victim in the street and blocked traffic, police said.

Police did not disclose the name of the victim. 

If found, the driver likely faces a charge of failing to stop and render aid, police said.


About the Author: