Time: 3:18 a.m.
Date: February 11, 2022
Location: 2000 Block of N IH-35 NB
Deceased: Jason Ross Godwin, White male, 1/19/1983
On February 11, 2022, at approximately 3:18 a.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a collision in the 2000 block of N IH35 NB involving a motorcycle and an unknown, light-colored SUV. The motorcycle driver was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the SUV fled the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This crash is being investigated as Austin’s 9th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 10 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 17 fatal crashes resulting in 18 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.