APD looking for truck involved in hit-and-run, injuring bicyclist

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.


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.