Bicyclist injured in crash on Lavaca Street

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A bicyclist is in the hospital after he fell from his bike while riding on Lavaca Street near 16th Street on Wednesday afternoon.

Austin police said the crash happened around 5:30 p.m.

Initial information indicates the Capital Metro bus struck the bicyclist, but that was not the case.

According to a CapMetro spokesperson, the bus did not hit the cyclist but he apparently fell near the bus. The bicyclist was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with non-life threatening injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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