Bicyclist dies after being hit by suspected drunken driver

By Ben Spicer - Web Producer, Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: According to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office, Tito Bradshaw, 35, passed away on Monday.

Bradshaw was hit from behind by a suspected drunken driver around 12:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Houston Street while traveling eastbound.

According to preliminary reports, Bradshaw was thrown backward into the windshield of the car and suffered "massive head injuries" as a result of the crash.

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A bicyclist is in the hospital in critical condition after he was hit by a suspected drunken driver overnight, San Antonio police said Monday.

The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Houston Street, not far from North New Braunfels Road.

The bicyclist, identified by police as 35-year-old Tito Bradshaw, was traveling eastbound on Houston Street when he was hit from behind by 67-year-old Linda Collier Mason, police said.

According to a preliminary report, Bradshaw was thrown backward into the windshield of the car and suffered "massive head injuries" in the crash.

Mason told police she saw Bradshaw because of his flashing light on his bicycle, but failed to avoid hitting him, a preliminary report states.

Bradshaw was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center with a serious head injury.

Mason was booked on charges of intoxication assault and driving while intoxicated.

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