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Austin police Investigating fatal car Accident on I-35, 1 killed

Jorge Villalobos Death –  The Austin police are currently conducting a search for a driver on the service lane of Interstate 35 in Downtown Austin. The driver is suspected of being responsible for the death of a pedestrian in this area. On Sunday, April 9, at approximately 2:16 a.m., the driver of a Kia Forte is said to have struck Jorge Luis Sanchez Villalobos as he was crossing the street close to the intersection of North Interstate Highway 35 and the 6th roadway.

It was reported to the police that the incident took place. The driver was involved in a collision with another car and then continued driving away after the incident. At the hospital, Sanchez Villalobos’s death was confirmed by medical staff. It is a blue Kia Forte with four doors that was produced between the years 2016 and 2018, and it has considerable front end damage.

The vehicle in question is a suspect. Please contact the Vehicular Homicide unit of the Atlanta Police Department at 512-974-8111 if you have any information regarding this occurrence. You have the option of providing information through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program in an anonymous manner by dialing the number 512-472-8477 or visiting the website austincrimestoppers.org.

If you do so, you will get a cash reward of up to $1000. There is the possibility of a reward of up to one thousand dollars being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. This collision, which is presently being investigated as Austin’s 29th deadly accident of 2023, was one of the contributing factors that brought the city’s overall number of fatalities for the year to 29.