Time: 9:48 p.m.
Date: December 17, 2021
Location: 5500 block of N. IH 35 NB
Deceased: Unidentified White male
On December 17, 2021, at about 9:48 p.m., a Honda Accord was traveling northbound in the 5500 block of N. IH 35 when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was in the roadway. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation. The unidentified pedestrian died at 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 is Austin’s 108th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 117 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 82 fatal crashes resulting in 88 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.