Crash Report – 2900 block of North Interstate 35, Austin, TX
Report ID: 2023 March 31
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: unspecified two-door passenger car
Traffic Unit 2: unspecified SUV
Occupants: At least 2
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes
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): N/A
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — A 24-year-old man has been located and charged after a fatal hit-and-run crash last Friday, March 31, in central Austin.
Austin Police said the collision occurred in the 2900 block of North Interstate 35, on the Upper Deck’s southbound lanes. Officers arrived on the scene at around 5:14 a.m.
Preliminary details indicate the suspect was driving a two-door passenger car when the vehicle struck an SUV. The suspect continued driving, failing to render aid or alert authorities.
First responders rushed the SUV driver, a 57-year-old man, to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
A few hours after the fatal crash, the hit-and-run suspect was located and arrested for “intoxication assault” and “failure to stop and render aid.”
Travis County Jail records indicate the suspect continues to be held on charges of “intoxication assault with a vehicle involving serious bodily injury,” and “accident involving serious bodily injury.” For both charges, his bond was set at $30,000.
Authorities continue to investigate.
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