Date: Sunday, June 21, 2020
Time: 6:27 p.m.
Location: 8100 block of Jamestown Dr.
Deceased: Marcos Calderon, Hispanic male, (D.O.B. 8-12-96)
On Sunday, June 21, 2020, at approximately 6:27 p.m., a 2002, green Chevrolet was traveling northbound on the U.S. Highway 183 service road near the 8200 block when a 1998, silver Honda entered the U.S. Highway 183 service road from a stopped position on Jamestown Dr. The Honda entered the center lane and into the path of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet struck the back-left quarter panel of the Honda and veered off the roadway. The Chevrolet drove across dirt and gravel and then struck a concrete bridge support on the back-right passenger side of the vehicle, killing the passenger. The other occupants in the Chevrolet were transported to a nearby hospital for precautionary measures.
The driver of the Honda remained on scene and cooperated.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 38th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 40 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 38 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.