Time: 8:49 p.m.
Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
Location: Intersection of North Mopac SVRD NB and North Capitol of Texas Highway
Deceased: Unidentified person
On Sunday, March 5, 2023, at 8:49 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a crash between a Sedan and an unknown pedestrian at the intersection of North Mopac SVRD NB and North Capitol of Texas Highway. The unidentified pedestrian died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
This incident is being investigated as Austin's 18th fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 18 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2022, 15 fatal crashes resulted in 16 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.