AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are searching for two drivers in separate deadly hit-and-run crashes.
APD said the first crash happened at 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 22 in the 5300 block of N. Interstate 35 frontage road. An unidentified woman was hit in the crash. She was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries.
Police said the driver of a 2019 to 2022 dark gray Nissan Altima left the scene heading northbound on I-35.
Police said the car will have significant damage to the front and undercarriage.
The second crash happened just before 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 23 in the 13500 block of N. I-35 northbound. Police said Uriel Veloz was hit and killed. The driver of a 2013 to 2015 Nissan Pathfinder left the scene, heading northbound on I-35.
Police said the car would have significant damage to the front and undercarriage, including the radiator.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111 or Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-8477.
APD said this was the city’s 109th and 110th fatal traffic crash of the year.