Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 2:20 a.m.
Location: 6500 N. IH-35 SB
Deceased: Louis Chambers | Black male | 03/17/1967
The preliminary investigation shows that Louis Chambers was attempting to cross N. IH-35 SB in the 6500 block when he was struck by a green, 2011 Ford Focus that was traveling in the inside lane. Louis Chambers was pronounced deceased on scene.
The driver of the Ford Focus remained at the crash site and is cooperating with the investigation. No charges are expected to be filed.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 56th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 58 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 49 fatal traffic crashes and 50 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.