City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Time: 10:45 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Location: Intersection of Clayton Lane and North IH 35
Deceased: Unidentified person
On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) Officers responded to a single-vehicle crash at Clayton Lane and North IH 35. A preliminary investigation shows that the driver of the vehicle, who traveled alone, crashed into a retaining wall and died on the scene.
This incident is being investigated as Austin's 24th fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 24 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2022, 21 fatal crashes resulted in 22 deaths.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
Anyone with any information 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.