City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Time: 11:34 a.m.
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Location: 1800 block of Mearns Meadow Blvd
Deceased: Unidentified person
On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at approximately 11:34 a.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a crash between two vehicles in the 1800 block of Mearns Meadow Boulevard. Preliminary information shows that an SUV was traveling east on Mearns Meadow Boulevard when it crashed into a parked vehicle, which was unoccupied. The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
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 incident is being investigated as Austin's 96th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 100 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 101 fatal crashes resulting in 109 deaths.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.