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One Killed and Another Injured in San Antonio Pedestrian Accident

Jonathan Hernandez11 months ago

One person was killed and another was seriously injured following an incident on Old Highway 90 in San Antonio.

Details about the Pedestrian Death on Old Highway 90

According to KSAT 12 News San Antonio, one woman was killed and a man was severely injured at around 7:10 a.m. Friday morning along the 5700 block of Old Highway 90 near Callaghan Road on the city’s West Side.

The San Antonio Police Department says that the person who was driving the vehicle claimed two pedestrians and a bicyclist appeared out of the dark.  The driver ran over both pedestrians, killing the woman and leaving the man seriously injured.

At this time, it is unknown whether or not one of the victims was riding the bicycle or if they were just walking with it.

According to police, both the woman who was killed and the man who was injured were in their mid to late 20s. The current condition of the man is unknown.

Sobering Statistics about Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

According to the Texas Tribune:

  • Texas has one of the highest danger indices for pedestrians in the United States.
  • 481 accidents resulted in 485 pedestrian deaths in the state of Texas in 2013.
  • Between 2003 and 2012, 4,743 people died on foot in the state of Texas.

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