Time: 8:44 p.m.
Date: October 4, 2021
Location: U.S. Hwy 183 Flyover to SH 45 Eastbound
Deceased: Aaliyah Marie Martinez, Hispanic female, born June 7, 2005
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Aaliyah Marie Martinez as the deceased.
On October 4, 2021, at approximately 8:44 p.m., APD officers responded to the U.S. 183 Flyover to SH 45 Eastbound for a crash. The initial investigation shows that a 2004 Honda CRV was traveling southbound on the U.S. 183 Flyover when the driver, Aaliyah Martinez, lost control and struck the concrete wall. After striking the wall, the CRV rolled over the concrete wall and fell to the roadway below. Ms. Martinez was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 12:40 a.m. on October 5, 2021.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to 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 may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 90th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 97 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 65 fatal crashes resulting in 70 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.