Paramedics leaving a hospital in downtown San Antonio found a hit-and-run victim lying in the middle of the road early Monday morning.
Authorities Investigate San Antonio Hit-and-Run
Police have identified the hit-and-run victim as 35-year-old Timothy Davidson.
It is believed Davidson was struck by a vehicle on McCullough Avenue before 3 am Monday. He suffered a ruptured spleen and a brain bleed.
Paramedics rushed Davidson to San Antonio Military Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
No witnesses have come forward with information concerning the accident. Police say the driver will face charges upon being identified.
Texas Car Crash Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,377 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013, marking a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths in 2012.
- Another 232,041 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.
- Of those killed in auto accidents in 2013, 485 were pedestrians and 48 were pedalcyclists.
- TxDOT estimates one person was killed in an auto accident every 2 hours and 36 minutes in 2013 and one person was injured every 2 minutes and 16 seconds.