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SAPD releases information on driver they say hit two teenagers walking to school

Shelly Castillo was charged with intoxication assault however is presently out on bond.

SAN ANTONIO — Police have launched new information a couple of girl who they say hit two younger ladies whereas they have been walking to school. Police say the driver could have been intoxicated at almost 7:40 a.m. Friday when the incident unfolded. 

Two sisters, ages 13 and 14, have been walking to school on Dugas Drive close to South Ellison when, in accordance to authorities, 42-year-old Shelly Castillo drove onto the sidewalk and slammed into the women, pinning them underneath the SUV.

Officers have been in a position to pull the victims to security.

Kenneth Albarran, a neighbor and mother or father, stated he was devastated to hear about what occurred.

“Especially for someone to be intoxicated at that hour of the morning,” Albarran stated.

Albarran stated he usually hears folks dashing down Dugas Drive, including it’s regarding as a result of there so many youngsters within the space.

“It’s day and night. That’s all you hear constantly going back and forth,” Albarran stated.

He says his teenage son attends Stevens High School, and walks residence within the afternoons.

“It’s just one street over and he’s home. So I give a sigh of relief there,” Albarran stated.

He stated he’s involved about what occurred, and believes there must be extra velocity bumps and crossing guards.

“That’s why parents take it upon themselves to do that job, whereas the city should look into why they’re putting lights and speed bumps.”

Castillo has been charged with intoxication assault and was launched from jail after posting a $250,000 bond.  

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