A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in San Antonio on Saturday.
Details about the Motorcycle Accident
News 4 San Antonio is reporting that a motorcyclist has been left in critical condition after being involved in a hit-and-run accident on the Northeast Side of the city.
Police are reporting that the accident happened just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday near the intersection of Kitty Hawk and Crestway.
The motorcyclist was heading west when a driver that was also going west made a sharp left turn in front of the motorcycle driver. The motorcycle driver suffered severe internal injuries, according to the police who responded to the scene of the accident.
The driver who was responsible for the accident did not stop to render aid. Police are currently on the search for the driver of the vehicle responsible for the accident.
Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents
According to the Insurance Information Institute (III):
- 4,668 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in 2013 – an overall total that is down about 6.4 percent from the previous year.
- Another 88,000 motorcycle drivers and passengers were injured in accidents.
- In 2013 alone, 56 out of every 100,000 registered motorcycles were involved in a fatal accident of some type.