Time: 2:51 a.m.
Date: September 18, 2021
Location: 1400 Block Newfield Ln.
Arrested: Lee Anne Lafaye Nash, Black female, 25 years of age
On September 18, at approximately 2:51 a.m., APD was notified of a collision that occurred in the 1400 block of Newfield Ln. The preliminary investigation shows the white Chevrolet was traveling northbound on Newfield Ln., and the driver of the scooter was riding southbound on a stand up power scooter in the same lane. The Chevrolet struck the scooter. The scooter driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet, Lee Ann Lafaye Nash, was arrested for DWI on scene.
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This is Austin’s 82nd fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 88 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 62 fatal crashes resulting in 67 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.