Investigation: Hit-and-Run, Pedestrian Injured

Type of accident

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian | Hit-and-Run

Summary of the Accident

A hit-and-run incident occurred on Sunday morning in Austin leaving a 22-year-old man injured. At approximately 7:07 a.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to reports of an injured pedestrian lying in the roadway in the 2100 block of Burton Drive.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been crossing the street when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver left the scene without attempting to render aid or call 9-1-1. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The APD is now appealing for any information about the driver or vehicle involved in this incident. Anyone with information should contact APD at 512-974-5017. Tips can also be submitted 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.

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