Austin Crash Report: Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in downtown Austin

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Crash Report – Northbound I-35 Service Road between 6th and 7th Streets, Austin, TX


Report ID: 2023 April 10

NCIC#: Unknown

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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