Driver speeds off after hitting 2 women at NW Side bar, SAPD says

Incident occurred just after 2 a.m. in parking lot outside The Well

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that injured two women while they were leaving a NW Side bar overnight.

The incident occurred just after 2 a.m. in the parking lot of The Well, a bar located in the 5500 block of UTSA Boulevard, not far from Interstate 10.

According to police, the two women were leaving the bar when a silver car backed into one of them, knocking the woman to the ground. That's when, police said, the other woman jumped onto the hood of the vehicle and was thrown.

The car did not stop and fled toward I-10, police said. Authorities said two women were believed to be in the fleeing vehicle.

"We're trying to figure out exactly what occurred. We do know there was some type of argument ensued and the victims were intentionally struck by this vehicle," said Jennifer Rodriguez, a spokeswoman with the San Antonio Police Department.

The two injured women were taken to University Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. Their names and ages are not currently known.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS all answered the call. 

Police said the investigation and search for the vehicle are ongoing.

"When they are caught, they will face charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon," Rodriguez said of the occupants of the vehicle.

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