Man arrested in hit and run off Houston Hwy

Victim remains in critical condition

Mark Sanchez Mugshot

Mark Sanchez, 19

VICTORIA, Texas – On Friday, December 17, 2021 around 10:30 p.m. the Victoria Police Department worked a hit and run in the 3000 block of Houston Highway. Jeffery Hill, 57, was found hurt in the middle of the roadway. He was taken to a local hospital and then transferred to a hospital in San Antonio.

Authorities found the suspect’s vehicle a short time later and identified the driver. The driver is identified as Mark Sanchez, 19, of Victoria. Sanchez is charged with a third degree felony for an accident involving person injury or death.

Anyone with information regarding this auto pedestrian crash is asked to contact Traffic Safety Investigator Emily Erickson at 361-485-3730 or contact Victoria Crime Stoppers at 361-572-4200.