Time: 8 p.m.
Date: November 16, 2021
Location: Little Texas Ln. and S. Congress Ave.
On November 16, at approximately 8:00 p.m., APD was notified of a collision that occurred at S. Congress and Little Texas Ln. The preliminary investigation shows the red Lexus was traveling south bound in the right lane when it struck a pedestrian. The driver remained on scene and was cooperative. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene at 8:24 p.m.
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This is Austin’s 99th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 107 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 77 fatal crashes resulting in 82 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.