LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) – A motorcyclist is dead after he was hit by a car on US Highway 183 in Leander on Saturday afternoon, according to the Leander Police Department.
Police said the crash happened between a motorcycle and a Kia car on US 183 north of Huddleston Road around 2:16 p.m. LPD said the driver of the Kia hit the motorcycle and left the scene.
LPD said a man, who was identified as the motorcycle rider, died at the scene.
Based on witness information, Leander police identified the vehicle involved and found the Kia driver in Liberty Hill. Police identified the driver as Robert Corral, 29.
Corral was arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal collision and taken to the Williamson County Jail, according to LPD. No additional court or attorney information was available as of 5:30 p.m.
LPD said the victim’s name will not be shared until his family is notified.
Leander police said the investigation into this crash is ongoing.
This fatal crash occurred about two hours after a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a train near US 183.