Vehicle, Pedestrian Crash

Information Release

Release Time: 5/12/13 @ 10:14 p.m. Location: Gillespie and Wheeler
Event: Crash Event Time: 5/12/13 @ 8:30 PM (Approx.)

This evening at 8:30 p.m., AP Police were sent to the intersection of Gillespie and Wheeler for a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Police arrived on scene and learned the the pedestrian was a 3 year old child. The mother of the child was present and according to witness information, the child broke free from the mother and ran out into oncoming traffic. A passing motorist then struck the child causing fatal injuries. The child was rushed to CARE Regional Hospital before succumbing to injuries.

Aransas Pass Police remain on scene, continuing this investigation. Texas Highway Patrol is assisting AP Police with this investigation. There is no indication of any criminal or traffic wrong doing at this time. More information may be released as it becomes available.