Cyclist hurt in downhill fall hospitalized

Austin-Travis County EMS

AUSTIN (KXAN) — EMS crews took a man to the hospital Tuesday morning with potentially life-threatening injuries after he fell from his bike while riding downhill.

The crash happened at Airport Boulevard and 12th Street in Central Austin, where the man was knocked unconscious.

Crews took him to University Medical Center Brackenridge to be treated. 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. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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