83-year-old woman hit by Jeep SUV recovering in San Antonio hospital

Pedestrian was not at a crosswalk

VICTORIA, Texas – Monday at 9:24 p.m. an 87-year-old woman was hit by a Jeep SUV in the 3200 block of Sam Houston Dr.

On Monday, February 7th at approximately 9:24 PM, VPD officers responded to an automobile crash involving a pedestrian in the 3200 block of Sam Houston Drive.

“A Jeep SUV was traveling southbound in the outside lane of 3200 Sam Houston Drive while an 83-year-old female pedestrian was crossing the roadway from east to west in that same area. This area is not at an intersection nor where a crosswalk is present,” said a Victoria Police Department spokesperson. “The pedestrian failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic and was struck by the Jeep. She was transported to an area hospital and later transferred to a San Antonio hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.”

The name of the elderly woman was not released.