Austin Crash Report: Cyclist dies after hit-and-run crash in North Lamar area

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Crash Report – North Lamar Blvd and Rutland Dr., Austin, TX


Report ID: 2023 February 28

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Bicyclist/Pedestrian on bicycle

Traffic Unit 2: unknown; possibly white-colored sedan

Occupants: 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): marked crosswalk


TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — One person died Tuesday night after being hit by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in Austin’s North Lamar neighborhood.

The fatal incident occurred at the corner of North Lamar Boulevard and Rutland Drive, near North Park Shopping Center. Austin Police responded to the scene at about 8:20 p.m.

An early investigation shows the cyclist was using the crosswalk to travel across the intersection when they were hit by a vehicle, believed to be a white-colored sedan. The driver then fled the scene, failing to stop and alert authorities.

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene, confirmed the APD.

At this time, investigators continue to work the case and a search for the hit-and-run driver remains active. Any information that leads to an arrest could result in a reward of up to $1,000. The APD’s Vehicular Homicide unit can be reached at 512-974-8111.

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