Teen critically injured as vehicle collides with him while walking on sidewalk

A 14-year-old boy was struck by a driver in an unidentified vehicle while walking on the sidewalk, as reported by local police. The incident took place in the early hours of Saturday morning in the 4000 block of East Southcross Blvd, near Pecan Valley Elementary School on the east side of San Antonio. According to the San Antonio Police, the teenager was on the sidewalk when a driver in an unknown vehicle collided with him and fled the scene without offering any assistance to the victim.

As a result of the collision, the boy was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition. The authorities swiftly closed down E Southcross Blvd to gather essential evidence related to the incident. Unfortunately, no details have been provided regarding the type of vehicle involved in the hit-and-run. However, two witnesses informed the police that they observed a red sedan heading east on Southcross, which struck the young boy.

Fortunately, no other injuries were reported in connection with the incident. The police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist with their investigation. This situation is still unfolding, and updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

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