City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Time: 10:37 p.m.
Date: April 26, 2022
Location: 9800 block of W Parmer Lane
Deceased: Ryan Ford, White male, 03/29/1989
On April 26, 2022, at approximately 10:37 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to the 9800 block of W Parmer Lane for a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was taken to Round Rock Hospital, where he died on April 28, 2022. This is an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to 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. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This crash is being investigated as Austin’s 34th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 35 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 33 fatal crashes resulting in 35 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.