SAPD Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver that Hit Motorcyclist

The San Antonio Police Department is currently on the search for the driver in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in San Antonio.

Details about the Accident Involving the Motorcycle

News 4 San Antonio is reporting that the San Antonio Police Department is searching for the driver that was involved in a hit-and-run accident that happened early Monday morning.

According to police, a man operating a motorcycle was driving down the 10000 block of Perrin-Beitel near Loop 410 when he was hit by a truck that fled the scene of the accident at about 2 a.m. Monday morning.

According to the motorcyclist, he saw the truck that was spinning out of control but he didn’t have enough time to react and move out of the way before he was hit by the vehicle.

The driver of the motorcycle was seriously injured, and police are currently searching for the driver of the truck, who is facing charges for not stopping to render aid to the victim.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):

  • There were a total of 4,381 deaths related to motorcycle accidents in the United States in 2013.
  • The deadliest month for motorcyclists was August, with 14 percent of all motorcycle fatalities taking place in August.
  • The deadliest time of day for motorcycle drivers was from the hours of 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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