AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Police Department is asking for help from the community in a failure to stop and render aid case that occurred last Friday, Feb. 9 at approximately 3:30 p.m.
A student from Forest North Elementary School was walking home from school on the east side of the 13000 block of Hymeadow Drive when a vehicle ran off of the road and struck the child.
The driver did not stop to help the child and left the scene. The vehicle is possibly a red Chevrolet SUV with dark tinted windows, but the victim was not certain. The child received non-life threatening injuries from the crash.
Detectives are asking anyone with any information to please contact the Austin Police Department Highway Enforcement Command at 512-974-5789, call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App.
People can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.