Time: 9:53 p.m.
Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2022
Location: 1100 block of Airport Blvd.
Deceased: Unidentified male
On Saturday, September 17th, 2022, Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a crash between a vehicle and an unidentified pedestrian, a man, in the 1100 block of Airport Blvd. A preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was crossing the roadway when he was hit by an unknown vehicle. After the crash, the driver of the vehicle did not stop to help him. The pedestrian died on the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this case should 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.
This crash is being investigated as Austin's 74th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 76 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 81 fatal crashes resulting in 87 deaths.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.