Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 4:31 a.m.
Location: 10200 S Mopac Expressway Northbound
Deceased: Zachary Douglas McBride, Black male (D.O.B. 06/9/1994)
The preliminary investigation shows that Zachary Douglas McBride was travelling southbound in the northbound lane of S. Mopac in a red, 1985 Chevrolet Pickup when he struck a concrete construction barricade near La Crosse Avenue. McBride was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s fourteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in fifteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were sixteen fatal traffic crashes and sixteen traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.