Woman Killed in Corpus Christi Hit-and-Run
Officials have identified a young woman who was killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash along Interstate 37 last month.
Details of the Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision
According to KRIS-TV, 23-year-old Alyssa Gonzales was killed on April 25, 2021 after being struck by a car on I-37 near Suntide Road.
Police say Gonzales exited her car to retrieve an item that flew out of the vehicle. As she returned to her car, Gonzales was struck by a black passenger vehicle which did not stop and render aid.
Detectives investigating the hit-and-run later discover the suspected vehicle, identified as a black Kia vehicle with heavy front-end damage.
Police are asking anyone with information about the crash or the driver involved to call Crimestoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8477) or to call the CCPD non-emergency line at 361-888-2600.
What Should I Do After a Hit-and-Run?
If you are involved in a hit-and-run, time is of the essence. If possible:
- Call the police immediately
- Write down the vehicle’s license plate number if possible
- Write down a description of the vehicle
- Take photos of the damage to your vehicle
- Get the contact information of all witnesses
- Get medical attention
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If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced Corpus Christi car accident lawyers have experience handling a multitude of injury accidents, no matter how severe the crash or injury. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages if another driver acted negligently. Our firm has the experienced lawyers and financial resources that you need to achieve the real results you deserve.
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