Arrested: Dionnet Suarez De La Cruz, Hispanic male, 34 years of age
Deceased: Felipe Ramirez, Hispanic male, born 9-16-93
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling northbound in the 9200 block of Metric Blvd. and a 2018, black Toyota Camry was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Metric Blvd. The Camry crashed head-on into the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. The driver of the Camry was arrested for DWI and Intoxication Manslaughter.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 54th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 56 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 46 fatal traffic crashes and 47 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
Booking Photo of Dionnet Suarez De La Cruz:
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701