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Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run vehicle

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was hit by a pickup truck following a bar fight on Thursday, KSAT reports.

The accident happened in the 800 block of North Alamo Street, located downtown, at approximately 2 a.m.

Police say that one of the individuals leaving the bar fight hit the man with a vehicle and fled the scene.

After the person was hit, a different vehicle drove by the scene firing gunshots into the air.

The victim, a man in his 30’s, was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center.

The original cause of the bar fight is unclear.

The driver of the pickup truck may face charges regarding failure to stop and render aid to the injured victim.

The San Antonio pedestrian injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system’s complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.


Hit-and-run driver caught with narcotics

SAN ANTONIO, TX – One person has been arrested and another was hospitalized after a hit-and-run, Kens 5 reports.

Authorities arrived to the scene at the intersection of Martin and Navarro shortly after midnight on May 30.

There was two damaged cars, a damaged VIA bus, and an unconscious pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on the ground.

A driver of a silver sedan hit a VIA bus near the intersection of Navarro and Travis and fled the scene. When attempting to speed away, the same sedan t-boned another vehicle.

When police searched the silver sedan, they found five firearms, ammo, and narcotics. The driver was arrested.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the San Antonio pedestrian accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


4-year-old girl run over while playing on street

SAN ANTONIO, TX – According to Kens5, a 4-year-old girl was hit by a driver while playing outside on the block of Applewhite Road near Zarzamora Street. The driver did not stop.

Authorities say that the child was run over by a speeding black truck just outside her house when she was playing on the street on Tuesday, just before 11 p.m.

The child was transported to the hospital and was in stable condition.

Authorities continue to search for the driver of the black truck.

The Austin hit and run injury lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.