A Woman Dies In A Hit-And-Run Crash In San Antonio
When we’re younger, it might seem harmless to do things like donuts in a parking lot or out in a deserted street. However, what might seem like fun can lead to tragedy under the right conditions.
News 4 in San Antonio reports that police are looking for the driver of an SUV who struck and killed a woman while doing reckless stunts at an intersection in Houston early Monday morning.
Investigators with the Houston Police Department said in a statement that eyewitnesses to the incident said that the driver had recklessly been performing donuts in the street before he lost control and struck a female pedestrian who was crossing the intersection at Good Hope Street and Scott Street.
After striking the woman, the unidentified driver fled the scene.
Police and paramedics responding to the incident declared the woman dead at the scene of the crash. Her identity has not been released pending notification of family members.
The hit-and-run crash is currently under investigation.
Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect. The vehicle is described as a white 2005 model year Ford Expedition SUV. Investigators say that the vehicle is likely to have suffered significant front end damage from striking the pedestrian.
Anyone with any information is being asked to contact the Houston Police Department’s Hit and Run desk at (713) 247-4065 or by leaving an anonymous tip at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).