Deceased: Bret Treadway, White male (D.O.B. 12-28-60)
The preliminary investigation shows that a white, 2009 Buick was traveling southbound on Airport Blvd., in the outside lane, approaching a green light at the intersection of Springdale Rd. A pedestrian entered the roadway north of the intersection and was struck by the Buick. Bret Treadway was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and was pronounced deceased at 9:52 p.m.
The driver of the Buick stopped and stayed on scene. No charges are expected at this time.
The case is still being investigated. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s twenty-fifth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in twenty-sixth fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were twenty-eight fatal traffic crashes and thirty traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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