Michael Wayne Allen Parrish Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on I-35 in Austin

Michael Wayne Allen Parrish Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on I-35 in Austin

Michael Wayne Allen Parrish Killed in Austin Bicycle Accident on I-35 near VFW Road

Austin, Texas (November 4, 2020) – The bicyclist who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last month in north Austin has been identified as Michael Wayne Allen Parrish, 26, according to police.

The deadly accident happened just after 11:00 p.m., October 22, in the 12100 block of North I-35 frontage road.

Police said Parrish was riding a bicycle in the far right section of the road when he was struck by a 2008 Ford F-350.

The Ford driver continued driving before turning on Tech Ridge Boulevard, where he stopped in front of a QT gas station and fled on foot.

Parrish was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

An investigation is underway. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. Tips can also be submitted by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Michael Wayne Allen Parrish.

With the surge in popularity of alternate transportation to save on fuel costs, bicycling has emerged as a new form of mobility forced to compete with motorized traffic in dangerous situations. This has resulted in many more accidents between human-powered vehicles and powerful engine-driven machines, producing tragic injuries as well as countless fatalities.

At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you with your case.

If you have lost someone in a bicycle accident, you should consult with our attorneys who have a history of success in wrongful death claims. To speak with a wrongful death attorney, please  Click to call: 281-943-5555.


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