Austin – Auto vs Pedestrian Accident on Fifth Street
Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 5:28 am
A vehicle collision involving a pedestrian resulted in injuries on Fifth Street, according to a local news source.
Just after 9:00 a.m., Austin local officers responded to 5th Street, near the intersection of Lavaca Street, to assist in a pedestrian crash. Initial investigation shows that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway when a passing vehicle struck him. The car came to rest in a few meters after briefly pinning the pedestrian underneath.
The victim, who was only identified as a male pedestrian, sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. He was immediately taken to a local hospital for further medical treatment. His condition was not released at this time.
Authorities did not provide details about the driver who struck the victim.
No charges have been made as the investigation is still in progress.
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