Update: Victim identified in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials with the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office have identified the victim in a previously reported fatal North Side hit-and-run last Thursday.

According to KSAT, the incident occurred at about 6:40 a.m within the 10300 block of Sahara Drive near the intersection with San Pedro Avenue.

Police say 36-year-old Jose Zavala-Diaz was loading plumbing equipment into a work vehicle when he and another individual were struck by an SUV at a high rate of speed. The driver of the SUV then immediately sped down San Pedro Ave.

Zavala-Diaz died from his injuries at the hospital a short time later. The other person struck by the vehicle is recovering with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are continuing their search for the driver responsible for the deadly crash.

At Herrman and Herrman, our experienced team of San Antonio pedestrian accident attorneys possesses the knowledge and resources to assist you in securing the money you deserve after a tragic accident. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent action of a driver on San Antonio roads, you could be entitled to financial compensation. Contact our offices today to speak with a licensed personal injury attorney with regard to your unique claim.

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