AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man riding a scooter was hit and killed by a vehicle May 29 in south Austin.
Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted at 10 p.m. and said an adult riding a scooter was hit at the intersection of the Interstate 35 southbound service road and westbound East Ben White Boulevard.
An ambulance was set to take the person to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, but an update four minutes later from ATCEMS said the person had died at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, Austin police said.
This crash is being investigated as Austin’s 47th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 48 fatalities. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 45 fatal crashes resulting in 47 deaths, APD said.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, use the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You can remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD.