LEANDER, TX – Two people were killed and one was arrested early Wednesday morning following a hit-and-run accident in Leander.
According to KVUE, the incident occurred along Highway 183 near the 183 A toll road at about 12:20 a.m.
Police say the two individuals on the motorcycle were traveling north on Highway 183 when the driver of a sedan ran a red light at the intersection with 183A toll road and struck them.
Both riders were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver in the sedan attempted to flee but was caught in a wooded area several hours later.
Officials have not released the identities of those involved, pending notification of the families.
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