AUSTIN (KXAN) - Two separate hit-and-run accidents have left two people dead in the last 24 hours.
Friday night, a car traveling southbound on Springdale ran a stop light and hit a car turning from Pecan Brook onto Springdale. Two people were in the car that was hit. One was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect ran from the scene on foot and was eventually apprehended, according to Austin police. Police have charged Christian Gonzalez-Martinez, 20, with two counts of failing to stop and render aid; one count of intoxication manslaughter and one for manslaughter; and one count of intoxication assault.
The name of the victim will not be identified until the affidavit is released. That accident occurred at 10:45 p.m.
In a separate incident on Saturday morning around 7:40 a.m., a man was discovered lying along the side of US Highway 183 near the McKinney Falls intersection. It appeared he had been hit by a vehicle.
The man, a Hispanic male between 25 and 35 years old with dark hair and a medium build, was not carrying identification. He was wearing a red plaid shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots.
Police are still looking for a suspect in the Saturday morning accident.
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