Crash Report – Northbound I-35 Service Road between 6th and 7th Streets, Austin, TX
Report ID: 2023 April 10
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: Blue 2016-2018 four-door Kia Forte
Traffic Unit 2: Male pedestrian
Traffic Unit 3: Unspecified vehicle
Occupants: At least 3
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes
Property Damage (other than vehicles): Heavy front-end damage to suspect vehicle
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): Crossing roadway
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — A man died early Sunday, April 9, after being struck by a vehicle on the Interstate 35 Service Road in downtown Austin.
The Austin Police Department said the fatal incident occurred on the northbound lanes of the road between 6th Street and 7th Street. Officers and Austin-Travis County EMS crews responded to the scene at about 2:15 a.m.
According to investigators, the victim was crossing the street when he was struck by a driver in a Kia Forte. The Kia Forte then went on to hit another unspecified vehicle and fled the scene.
The male pedestrian died from his injuries at the crash site, confirmed officials.
The APD continues to investigate and search for the driver and suspect vehicle, described as a blue 2016-2018 model, four-door Kia Forte with heavy front-end damage.
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