Big Rig Strikes, Kills Pedestrian… Will Charges Be Filed Against Driver?

San Antonio, Texas – Police say a big rig struck and killed a pedestrian on Friday on the southwest side of San Antonio.

According to officials, a man in his late 50’s was crossing Southcross Boulevard, at Somerset Road, when a big rig making a right-hand turn struck and killed him. The driver of the big rig reportedly told police he never saw the man.

A witness to the incident told police the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk at the time and the truck driver had a green light. Officials say the truck driver is cooperating and they are still investigating.

Authorities confirm charges are not expected to be filed at this time based on what the investigation has uncovered so far. The identities of the driver and the deceased has not yet been released.

Image courtesy of San Antonio Police.

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