According to FOX 7, Austin police are actively looking for two drivers who were involved in separate fatal hit-and-run crashes just before Christmas.
December 22 Austin Hit-and-Run
The first hit-and-run happened on December 22 around 10:30 pm in the 5300 block of the North Interstate 35 northbound frontage road.
Police say an unidentified white female was struck by a vehicle on the frontage road before the driver fled the scene heading northbound on the interstate. The woman was rushed to the hospital but later died of her injuries.
Police are looking for a 2019-2022 dark gray Nissan Altima. They say the vehicle will have significant damage on the front as well as to the undercarriage of the vehicle.
December 23 Austin Hit-and-Run
A second crash happened around 10:42 pm on December 23.
Police say 27-year-old Uriel Veloz was struck by an SUV in the 13500 block of North Interstate 35. The vehicle left the scene heading northbound on I-35.
The vehicle involved was described as a 2013-2015 Nissan Pathfinder. Police say the vehicle will have significant front-end damage as well as damage to its undercarriage and radiator.
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