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Pedestrian Killed in San Antonio Hit-and-Run

Destiny Baker2 years ago

A pedestrian was killed on Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on San Antonio’s Northeast Side. A suspect has since been arrested.

Details of the Fatal San Antonio Hit-and-Run

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the pedestrian was walking in the roadway along Randolph Boulevard when he was struck and killed by a blue Cadillac around 9:30 p.m.

The driver of the Cadillac fled the scene but was later located when he tried to get into San Antonio Military Medical Center. He has since been arrested.

Police are withholding the identity of the victim pending the notification of next of kin.

The incident is still under investigation, and no charges had been filed as of Monday morning.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

  • According to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, 4,743 pedestrian and 726 bicyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the U.S. in 2012. That averages to 12 pedestrian deaths every day.
  • In 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation recorded 485 pedestrian fatalities and 48 pedalcyclist fatalities along the state’s roadways.
  • 69 percent of all pedestrians killed in the U.S. in 2012 were male.
  • 73 percent of pedestrian fatalities occurred in urban areas.


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