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SUV in San Antonio Hits Pedestrian

Morgan Crider1 year ago

On Sunday July 12th, a man in San Antonio was hit by an SUV while crossing a street and was left with severe injuries.

Details about the SUV and the Injured Pedestrian

According to the San Antonio Express-News, a man had been crossing a street on the Southwest side in San Antonio when he was hit by an SUV.

The man is in his 60’s and he had been crossing Pearsall Road close to Southwest Loop 410 when the SUV collided into him. San Antonio police reported that the incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on July 12th.

Authorities reported that the driver of the SUV is not expected to face any charges.

The elderly man, in critical condition, was taken to University Hospital to be treated.

Texas Auto Crash Statistics

Information below provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • In 2013, pedestrian fatalities totaled 493, a 1% increase from 2012.
  • Pedalcylclist fatalities totaled 48 in 2013, a 14.3% decrease from 2012.
  • There were 767 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or pertaining to an intersection in Texas during 2013.
  • 460 people were killed in crashes that involved distracted driving in 2013, however this is a 2.34% decrease from 2012.

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