Austin Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq, 46, died Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
Abdul-Khaliq was injured on Thursday while leading a funeral procession on his motorcycle. He moved ahead to secure traffic when he was struck by a vehicle.
Police say Ana Marie Prado, 51, was in the center lane heading north on Burnet when she turned left in front of Officer Abdul-Khaliq.
Family members have traveled from as far as Arkansas and Atlanta to be with the injured officer at the hospital.
The following statement was sent by APD:
Despite his valiant fight, it is with deep and heavy hearts that early this evening Senior Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq succumbed to his injuries from a motorcycle crash earlier in the week. Abdul-Khaliq has been with the Austin Police Department for 17 years and was most recently assigned to APD’s Highway Enforcement Command. Prior to joining APD, Abdul-Khaliq served in the Marines. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with his family. Officer Abdul-Khaliq was an individual that we all loved and served as a great role model for his children, his peers and our community.
The department appreciates all the tireless efforts that the staff from University Medical Center at Brackenridge Hospital provided and their heroic efforts. At this time, the details honoring Officer Abdul-Khaliq are being planned and when that information is available we will share with everyone. Thank you again to all who donated blood, provided support and offered prayers. Please continue to keep Abdul-Khaliq, his family and our APD family in your thoughts and prayers.