Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Time: 6:33 a.m.
Location: 3500 S SH 130 NB
Deceased: Mario Estrada | Hispanic male | 08/18/1960
The preliminary investigation shows Mario Estrada was driving a red, 2015 Dodge Charger northbound on SH 130 when he lost control and left the roadway, coming to rest against a concrete bridge support in the center median. Mario Estrada was pronounced deceased on scene. He was wearing his seatbelt.
APD is investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5576. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s sixth fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in six fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were three traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.