San Antonio, TX — The woman who was struck and injured after trying to move her children to safety in San Antonio has died from her injuries. Police said that Sharon Ledesma, 28, passed away after being struck by a car on Culebra Road near Consuelo.
The accident happened at about 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning, October 23, 2013. Ledesma was crossing the street and had jumped in front of an oncoming car to push her 8-year old daughter and 11-year old son to safety.
She was taken to a hospital, but news reports confirmed her passing on Friday morning. The accident was to be investigated further, but it’s not clear if any charge would be filed against the driver, who wasn’t named.
Scene of the Accident