Date: April 28, 2021
Time: 8:47 a.m.
Location: 9200 block of Research Boulevard Svrd NB
Deceased: Hispanic male – identification pending next of kin notification
APD continues to investigate the April 28, 2021 fatal crash in the 9200 block of Research Boulevard Svrd NB.
The preliminary investigation shows that a white, 2004 GMC work truck collided with a maroon, 2004 Ford F250 and both vehicles lost control. They came to rest against the concrete retaining wall on the Mopac Flyover.
The driver of the Ford F250 was pronounced deceased on scene. The two passengers sustained minor injuries. The driver of the GMC was physically unharmed.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544, 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 34th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 36 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.