Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Time: 11:42 p.m.
Location: 8200 block of Research Blvd (Hwy 183 SB)
Suspect: Luis Angel Castilleja, Hispanic male, 27-years-old
On Saturday, December 31, 2022, at approximately 11:42 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a single-vehicle crash near the 8200 block of Research Blvd (Hwy 183 SB). A preliminary investigation revealed that Luis Angel Castilleja was traveling at a high rate when he crashed head-on into a concrete barrier. Two women were traveling with Castilleja; One was ejected from the car, and the other was seriously injured. Castilleja left the area and did not attempt to help either passenger.
Detectives believe Castilleja may be in the Austin, Kyle, or the San Marcos Area. He is charged with (2) Counts of Accident Causing Serious Bodily Injury (3rd Degree Felony) and (2) Counts of Aggravated Assault (2nd Degree Felony).
Anyone with any information about the driver should contact APD at 512-974-5017. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.