Time: 1:58 a.m.
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Location: 2000 block E. Oltorf Street WB
Deceased: Unidentified person
On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at approximately 1:58 a.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded crash between an unknown vehicle and an unidentified pedestrian in the 2000 block of E. Oltorf Street. The driver of the unknown vehicle did not stop to help the person hit and left the area immediately. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where the unidentified person died.
Anyone with any information about the driver or the vehicle's description should contact APD's Vehicular Homicide unit at 512-974-8111. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.
This incident is being investigated as Austin's 2nd fatal crash of 2023, resulting in two fatalities for the year. There were no fatal crashes on the date of this crash in 2022.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change