Man Killed in Bexar County Hit-and-Run

A man was instantly killed in a hit-and-run crash that occurred in Northeast Bexar County on December 15.

Details of the Bexar County Hit-and-Run

Reports from News 4 SA say 54-year-old Joseph Colbert was walking along Winsford Street near Montgomery Drive late Tuesday, December 15, when he was struck by a vehicle. Emergency officials attempted to save Colbert who was found lying in the center of the road, but he was declared dead at the scene.

The suspected driver allegedly fled the scene of the crime without administering any sort of aid or contacting authorities. Officers are currently searching for the suspect by investigating witness accounts.

Crashes and Injuries in Bexar County 2019 (TxDot)

  • Fatal Crashes: 175
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Suspected Serious Crashes: 707
  • Suspected Serious Injuries: 832
  • Total Crashes: 50,796

Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Statistics 2018

Information taken from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
  • There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
  • There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
  • There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

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