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San Antonio Boy Dies After Mother Accidentally Runs Him Over

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An 8-year-old boy is dead after his mother accidentally ran him over on Sunday evening.

According to a San Antonio Police Department report, Jayden Raul Herrera was playing on the sidewalk with his younger brother when his mother returned to their Northeast side apartment complex. His mother attempted to park in front of where the boys were playing.

Instead, she accidentally accelerated and struck Herrera. The boy was rushed to University Hospital, but was unresponsive when he arrived to the hospital. He was pronounced dead that same night.

The mother was evaluated and did not appear to be intoxicated. SAPD said she will not face charges.

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