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Thursday, December 12, 2019
 
 
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Date of Crime:
11/01/2019
Offense:
Hit and Run
Victim:
Arturo Velez Garcia (46 Years Old)
Location:
7800 IH-35 N San Antonio, TX 78218
Crime Description:
Hit & Run Victim Arturo Velez Garcia
Needed To Solve This Case:
The identification and location of the suspect(s) involved in this Hit and Run.
Synopsis:
Just before midnight on Friday November 1, 2019 Arturo Velez Garcia stopped the 18 wheeler he was driving to help the driver of a disabled vehicle on IH-35 N. Mr. Garcia stopped behind a Nissan sedan that had a tire blow out on the highway. Mr. Garcia exited to assist the other driver, and as the two were walking they were struck by a white Chevrolet SUV. The driver of the Chevrolet fled the scene continuing south on IH-35 N without stopping to render aid to the two drivers.
 
Mr. Garcia was transported to SAMMC by EMS in critical condition. The other driver was transported to Northeast Baptist Hospital with injuries to their lower extremities. Mr. Garcia did not survive the injuries he sustained as a result of the crash and died on November 11, 2019. The Chevrolet is believed to be a white 2016 Traverse with damage to the passenger side.
 
CRIME STOPPERS may pay UP TO  $5,000 for information which leads to felony arrests in this crime. 
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Case Number:
SAPD19235402
Media Release Date:
11/20/2019

CRIME STOPPERS may pay UP TO  $5,000 for information which leads to felony arrests in this crime. 
To be eligible for a reward, tips must be submitted directly to Crime Stoppers.
 Calls and tips directly to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and information that leads to an arrest of a felony offender might be eligible for a reward.
Crime Stoppers pays rewards in cash but only for anonymous, crime-solving tips submitted directly to Crime Stoppers and that concern information not previously provided to or known by law enforcement. 
Call CRIME STOPPERS at 210-224-STOP (210-224-7867). 
P3 App: Crime Stoppers of San Antonio utilizes P3 Tips.
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