Date: February 7, 2021
Time: 6:34 p.m.
Location: W. Ben White Boulevard WB and Menchaca Road
Deceased: Steven James Ingram, White male, 2/2/1956
The preliminary investigation shows that Steven James Ingram was crossing from the northeast corner to the northwest corner of the intersection of the intersection. A witness reported that northbound/southbound traffic on Menchanca Road had a green light at the time of the crash meaning that Mr. Ingram likely crossed against the street light when he was struck by a southbound black, 2008 Lexus ES 250.
Steven Ingram was attended to on scene by Austin-Travis County EMS and Austin Fire Department personnel, but was ultimately pronounced deceased at 7:09 p.m.
The Lexus driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. There are no charges anticipated.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 15th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 16 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 14 fatal crashes resulting in 14 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.