Hugh Lamar Matthews Killed in Suspected Hit-and-run Accident on I-35 in San Antonio, TX
UPDATE (October 30, 2023): Details from authorities identified the man killed in the accident as Hugh Lamar Matthews. Additional details remain unconfirmed.
San Antonio, TX — October 2, 2023, a man sustained fatal injuries as the result of a suspected hit-and-run accident at 8:30 p.m. on Interstate 35.
Authorities said in preliminary statements that the incident occurred under a bridge in the area of I-35 and Laredo Street.
According to current reports, emergency responders arrived on the scene to find an unidentified man unresponsive. That man reportedly had serious head trauma, and authorities say they believe the man was hit by a runaway driver.
The man succumbed to his injuries due to the apparent accident. Right now, there is no indication of authorities locating a driver or a vehicle. Their investigations are ongoing.