Teen on life support after skateboarding collision Saturday night
June 15, 2016 - skateboarding
SAN ANTONIO — A 14-year-old lady is on life support after she was strike by a automobile Saturday night while skateboarding.
Around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nadia Pastrano was skateboarding opposite a highway nearby Loop 1604 and Gold Canyon when she was strike by a car. That motorist stopped to describe assist and is not confronting charges.
Tuesday, family and friends of 14-year-old Nadia Pastrano are remembering a teen.
“I know a adore is clever since we went to go see her, and there was a rip entrance down her face. we know she’s still there, and she’s perplexing to quarrel it,” pronounced Ashley Sanchez, Nadia’s girlfriend.
A throng of friends and family collected in a park on a northwest side Tuesday afternoon, sad and in dishonesty during a detriment of Nadia.
Friends trust Nadia was on her approach home when a collision happened.
“We rode bikes together we used to play karaoke too. We did a lot of things together,” pronounced Nadia’s sister, Isabel Espinoza.
“Nadia was my favorite sister. She used to sing karaoke with us. She used to take us to a park. we desired her really much,” pronounced Larissa Espinoza, another sister of Nadia’s.
“She used to take us to a large nation park that was nearby us. We’d play tab in a playground, and she’d uncover us how to burst from a slip to a swing,” pronounced John Perez, a tighten crony of Nadia’s.
Nadia was taken to University Hospital with critical injuries after a accident. As of 8 a.m. Monday, military struggled to brand a teen. In attempts to find out who she was, military posted sum about a collision on Facebook, seeking a open for help.
Police posted a outline of a teen, including a form of trek she carried.
“We, as a San Antonio Police Department, did not have a blank persons report. Therefore, it was really formidable to square information,” pronounced Sandra Pickell, a mouthpiece for a San Antonio Police Department.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office also pronounced it did not accept a blank persons report.
“Everyone was concerned,” Pickell said. “Everyone was perplexing to assistance to get that information out as shortly as probable so that family would be notified.”
Minutes later, friends helped brand Nadia. Friends told KENS 5 that a family is gripping Nadia on life support in sequence to collect her organs.
More information on a timeframe between a collision and when Nadia was identified was not immediately available.
Nadia designed to attend Southwest high propagandize and join ROTC. She hoped to have a career in a Army.
“In center school, she went into pre-AP classes and she upheld all her STAARs, commended or above,” pronounced Nadia’s sister, Natalie Martinez.
Police suggest relatives stay in consistent communication with their children and to always keep some form of marker on their child during all times.
Police also inspire a open to always call 911 or their non-emergency line, 607-SAPD, if they trust a family or crony competence be blank or in trouble. If we trust your desired one is missing, we can also strech SAPD’s Missing Persons Unit during 207-7660. They have mixed resources to assistance families in need, generally desired ones who competence be job from out of town. Be certain to give as many sum as possible, including outline of a person, where they work and any medical conditions they competence have.
Friends and family of Nadia Pastrano set adult a GoFundMe comment to assistance her family during this formidable time.
(© 2016 KENS)