San Benito PD identify victim in auto-pedestrian accident
A woman remains hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck in San Benito.
Officers with the San Benito Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Sam Houston Street Tuesday at around 7:30 p.m. where they found an unidentified Hispanic female who had been crossing the street on foot. She was struck by the truck heading in the southbound direction, according to a news release from the San Benito Police Department.
“As a result of the crash, the female sustained significant injuries,” the release stated. “She was evaluated at the scene by medical personnel and was transported to a local hospital for further care, where she remains in critical condition.”
The driver of the truck was interviewed and released from the scene, police said.
Though the victim's identity was unknown, police later said the woman was identified with the public's assistance.