Austin – Bicyclist Struck and Killed on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 7:27 am
The Austin Police Department is investigating a bicycle versus car accident on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Thursday night.
According to initial reports, the collision took place at just after 9:00 p.m., just east of Interstate 35. How the crash happened is yet to be released by local authorities but it was confirmed that the rider, identified only as a woman, sustained serious injuries from the force of the impact. She was rushed to Dell Seton Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the SUV stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the police. His identification has not been released.
No further details are available as investigation is still in progress.
Anyone who was information about the incident is encouraged to get in contact with Austin case investigating team.
We are deeply saddened for the family and loved ones of the injured victim. Our prayers and thoughts are with them. We strongly believe that the Austin Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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