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Pedestrian Hit on FM 3465 in San Antonio

Lilibeth Ramirez2 years ago

A woman pushing a shopping cart on the side of the road was hit by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.

About the Pedestrian Accident

According to the San Antonio Express-News, a woman in her mid-30s was pushing a cart filled with school supplies on FM 3465 toward Loop 1604 when she was struck by a pickup truck. Authorities received a call concerning the incident around 5 am.

The pickup driver stated she was on her way to work when she did not see the pedestrian and hit her. The pedestrian was transported to the San Antonio Military Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office states no charges will be filed.

Pedestrian Safety Statistics

The following information was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • In 2010, 4,280 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States.
  • Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash each trip.
  • Nearly one in every five children between the ages of 5 an 9 who were killed in traffic crashes was a pedestrian.


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