Date: April 30, 2021
Time: 7:45 p.m.
Location: 8900 block of Research Boulevard
Deceased: Vivian Love Garcia, Hispanic female, 3/5/1992
APD has identified 29-year-old Vivian Love Garcia as the decedent in the April 30, 2021 crash in the 8900 block of Research Boulevard.
The preliminary investigation shows that the red, 2005 Ford Mustang being driven by Vivian Garcia left the roadway and struck a concrete pillar. Austin-Travis County EMS were able to stabilize her for transport to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas for further treatment. She succumbed to her injuries there on May 1, 2021.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6873, 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 36th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 38 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 30 fatal crashes resulting in 32 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.