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Suspect surrenders in Copperas Cove hit-and-run that left one person hospitalized

Posted at 3:22 PM, Oct 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 14:28:20-04


The suspect in a Copperas Cove hit-and-run that left one person in the hospital has surrendered himself to police.

Detectives say the suspect is Estevan Segura of Harker Heights.

On Friday, a Coryell County Justice of the Peace was presented a criminal complaint charging Segura with Accident Involving Personal Injury or Death.

A warrant was issued for Segura's arrest.

The charge is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison and a fine to not exceed $10,000.

This incident remains under investigation. Additional charges could be filed as the investigation progresses.

If you have information about this case, please contact Detective Sheldon at (254) 547-8222 ext. 6892, or Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers at (254) 547-1111.


The Copperas Cove Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident that left one individual in the hospital on Saturday.

Police said around 9:15 p.m. they responded to a traffic collision on the intersection of South FM 116 and US Highway 190. Investigation revealed that the unauthorized driver of a Ford Econoline van was traveling southbound and failed to turn the right of way.

The vehicle struck a Honda CRV traveling north and then proceeded to flee the scene.

The driver of the Honda was transported to a hospital via helicopter. Police said the driver of the van has not yet been identified, and they were able to gather that the driver of the van was not authorized by the owner to drive the vehicle.

The Copperas Cove Police Department asks that anyone with information call (254) 547-1111.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.