San Antonio, TX (July 8, 2022) – A pedestrian accident reported in the San Antonio area on the east side of the city claimed one person’s life. Around 9:10 p.m., on July 6, the San Antonio Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Martin Luther King Drive.
Reports provided by authorities show that a woman in her 70s was driving a Dodge charger in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Drive. For unknown reasons, she struck an 18-year-old female who was walking on the roadway near South Walters Street by St. Phillip’s College.
The pedestrian suffered significant injuries as a result of the accident. She was rushed to Brooke Army Medical Center where she later passed away from her injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Auto accidents in the state of Texas take the lives of thousands of people each year. More than 80% of these accidents can be attributed to some form of negligence. We see many people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are speeding, impaired by drugs or alcohol, or distracted while behind the wheel. When motorists engage in these and other reckless and negligent actions, they place the lives of people sharing the road at risk.
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