Date: May 8, 2021
Time: 6:40 p.m.
Location: 4400 block of W. William Cannon Dr.
Deceased: Shreyansh Pasala, Asian male, born 10-25-17
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified the 3-year-old decedent in the May 8, 2021 fatal crash on W. William Cannon Drive as Shreyansh Pasala.
At approximately 6:40 p.m. officers responded to 4404 W. William Cannon Drive regarding a child that was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot. The child was transported to Dell Children’s Medical Center and was pronounced deceased at 7:42 p.m. The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935, 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 is Austin’s 37th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 39 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 32 fatal crashes resulting in 34 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.