Auto-Pedestrian Accident in Austin, Sandra Neilsen Identified
AUSTIN, TX (August 23, 2022) – A vehicle fled the scene of a fatal accident after hitting pedestrian Sandra Neilsen in Southwest Austin at 8:35 a.m. on August 17.
According to the Austin Police Department, a dark-colored sedan struck 70-year-old Neilsen who was crossing the street a short distance from Way Lane and South Bay Lane, in the neighborhood of Circle C Ranch.
The vehicle did not stop to render aid to the victim but continued driving northbound, police said.
The Austin-Travis County EMS transported the victim to a hospital for life-threatening injuries. However, she was pronounced dead the following day, as per reports.
A picture of the involved vehicle was released to the public. The rear tail lights on top of it was reportedly white. In addition, the right side of its back has a decal or stickers on it. Police also said that its wheels have a solid center cap.
Those who may have seen the described vehicle or witnessed the accident may contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111. The Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS) is also open. The Crime Stoppers App is also available.
We give our sincere condolences to the bereaved family of Sandra Neilsen.
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