Christopher Rehor Jr. Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on North MoPac in Austin, TX
UPDATE (September 27, 2023): Information released by the authorities identifies the man killed in the accident as Christopher Allen Rehor Jr. Currently, additional details about the accident are unavailable.
Austin, TX — September 9, 2023, a motorcyclist was fatally injured due to an apparent hit-and-run accident at around 9:44 p.m. along North MoPac.
Preliminary statements released by the Austin Police Department said that the crash happened along southbound lanes of the Expressway in the area of U.S. Highway 183/Research Boulevard.
According to officials, a motorcyclist was riding along the southbound lanes of MoPac when a vehicle ahead apparently lost control and crashed into the guardrail. This caused debris to go into the roadway, and the motorcyclist hit that debris. The motorcyclist was thrown from their bike due to this, following which a third vehicle struck the motorcyclist. Authorities say that driver then left the scene.
As a result of the accident, the motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries. There were no other reported injuries. Details about the driver of the initial vehicle were not provided. Investigations are ongoing.