AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department is looking for a pickup truck they say struck a bicyclist and left the scene in eastern Travis County in early October.
APD says officers, EMS and fire units responded to a crash around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the 1800 block of Springdale Road, just south of E. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
The preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a red Chevrolet Avalanche pickup struck the bicyclist, then left the scene without rendering aid. The bicyclist had severe bodily injuries.
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Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.