Crime Stoppers of San Antonio announced they will pay up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver that struck a pedestrian on September 5.
Details of the San Antonio Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash
According to News 4 San Antonio, the incident occurred around 11:30 pm Sunday, September 5 near the intersection of Foster Meadow and Sinclair.
Police said the victim was standing between two parked cars in front of her family’s home when a white Mitsubishi Lancer rear-ended one of the parked cars, forcing it forward and pinning the victim between the two parked cars.
The woman suffered serious injuries to her legs and was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center.
The driver fled the scene without rendering aid. She is described as a white or Hispanic female with a medium build, shoulder-length straight brown hair and is believed to be in her 20s.
Anyone with information should submit their tip directly to Crime Stoppers at 210-224-STOP (210-224-7867).
Hit-and-Run Facts and Statistics
The following information was provided by AAA:
- Since 2006, there has been an average of 682,000 hit-and-run crashes every year.
- Nearly 65% of people killed in hit-and-run crashes were bicyclists and pedestrians.
- Between 2009 and 2018, hit-and-run deaths increased an average of 7.2 percent each year.
- Per capita, the states with the highest rate of fatal hit-and-runs are:
- New Mexico
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