Crash Report – N Meadows Dr and Newmont Rd, Austin, TX
Report ID: 2023 February 4
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: unspecified SUV
Traffic Unit 2: unspecified sedan
Traffic Unit 3: unspecified pickup truck (parked)
Traffic Unit 4: unspecified pickup truck (parked)
Traffic Unit 5: pedestrian (juvenile)
Occupants: At least 2
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown
Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown
Road Surface Condition (Dry, Wet, Snow, Mud, Dirt): Unknown
Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Unknown
Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): walking behind the two parked pickup trucks
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — A 7-year-old girl died Saturday, February 4, after being hit by an SUV during a series of vehicle crashes in north Austin.
The fatal incident occurred at the intersection of North Meadows Drive and Newmont Road on February 4, at about 4:24 p.m. Austin Police responded to the scene shortly after.
According to authorities, an SUV and a sedan were initially involved in a crash. The driver of the SUV, a 17-year-old boy, continued away from the scene until the SUV hit two parked pickup trucks at a duplex. The young girl, who was walking between the two parked vehicles at the time, was also struck and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The teen driver fled the scene but then returned some time later. He was arrested for “accident involving injury,” a second-degree felony.
No details on the sedan driver, who also left the crash site, has been released.
The APD continues to investigate.
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