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Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested in Connection to Fatal San Antonio Pedestrian Accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Police in San Antonio have a 50-year-old male suspect in custody who may be responsible for a Sunday evening crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian northwest of downtown.

According to My San Antonio, the accident occurred at about 5 p.m. within the 13600 block of Nacogdoches Road.

Police say the pedestrian was crossing within the designated crosswalk when he was struck by a Ford Econoline which had run the red light.

The unidentified victim was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver, who has been identified as Sergio Vasquez, was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter.

If you have lost a loved one due to the incredibly negligent actions of a drunk driver in the San Antonio area, you could be entitled to significant financial compensation. The San Antonio DWI accident attorneys with Herrman and Herrman will take on the big insurance company with the goal of securing reimbursement for funeral costs, offset wages, end-of-life medical care, and other expenses. Contact us today to discuss your options with a dedicated member of our experienced legal team.