Laura Melgar Romero Killed in Accident at Rutland Dr and North Lamar Blvd in Austin, TX

February 11, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Laura Melgar Romero
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Rutland Dr & N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Austin Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Rutland Dr and North Lamar Blvd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Person was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

What Happened

Austin Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at Rutland Dr and North Lamar Blvd in Austin, TX on February 11th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:10 a.m. According to investigators, one person was struck by a vehicle the intersection. Officers say the person was a passenger in one of the vehicle and was struck by the same vehicle. Following the collision, the vehicle fled the scene and the person, identified as Laura Melgar Romero, died at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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