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SAPD: Man dies after driver crashes into him, takes off

The victim was taken to University Hospital in critical condition where he later passed away.

SAN ANTONIO — A man has died after being hit by a car, and the driver reportedly took off, the San Antonio Police Department said.

The incident happened around 11:45 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Castroville Road on the city's west side.

Police said the driver of a light-colored SUV was going south on Castroville Road when they crashed into a man in his 40s who was crossing the street. Police said the victim was crossing the roadway in an area where there is no crosswalk and poor lighting.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in critical condition where he later passed away. The driver did not stop to render aid. Authorities are searching for the driver.

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