A man and a woman are in police custody following a fatal incident in which a vehicle struck and killed a person sitting at a VIA bus stop on San Antonio’s West Side.
According to KSAT, the crash occurred Thursday in the 800 block of Culebra Road, near the North Navidad intersection.
A preliminary investigation suggests a woman was driving eastbound on Culebra Road with a male passenger and attempted to overtake another vehicle by driving in the center turning lane. The woman struck a concrete curb, then drove onto the side while where she struck the victim.
The vehicle continued eastbound and crashed into a chain-link fence. The woman and her male passenger fled the scene on foot. Both were apprehended a few blocks away.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman faces charges of intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid-death. The main is charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon and possession of drugs.
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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