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San Antonio Officials Seek Identity of Injured Pedestrian

Lauren Fernandez1 year ago

University Hospital is seeking information on the identity of an unidentified man who is unresponsive and in critical condition.

About the Unresponsive Man

University Hospital needs help to identify the identity of an unresponsive man. The San Antonio Express-News reports that the man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in San Antonio on Tuesday, June 16th.

The man was seen walking on the 7700 block of Potranco Rd at West Military Drive when he was hit by an unknown driver, according to a news report released June 18th. The man was not carrying any identification. Social workers need help identifying the man.

The unidentified man is believed to be in his 20s. He is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He has several tattoos on his body. A few include a cross with the letters “F” and “K” on his upper left arm and a football with wings on his upper right arm.

Social workers ask anyone who recognizes the man or knows his family to contact the hospital at 210-358-4800 during business hours or 210-743-3176 after hours.

Additional Information About Pedestrian Accident Statistics

  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents in the United States and another 76,000 were injured.
  • There is a motor vehicle traffic-related pedestrian death every 2 hours in the U.S. and a pedestrian injury every 7 minutes.
  • There are 1.58 traffic-related pedestrian deaths per 100,000 population in the U.S., as calculated by the CDC using data from 2001 to 2010.
  • Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a car crash on each trip than a motor vehicle occupant.
  • Older adults, children, and alcohol-impaired individuals are at the greatest risk of traffic-related pedestrian death or injury. 

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