Woman charged with DWI after hitting cyclist

Lauren Marie Gamberger

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A woman is facing felony charges after police say she hit a cyclist while driving drunk. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Koenig Lane and Lamar Boulevard.

Lauren Gamberger, 30, told police she didn’t see the cyclist until he was on the hood of her car, according to an arrest affidavit.

The man was sent to the hospital with a fractured neck, leg injuries and two missing teeth.

Police say Gamberger admitted to drinking earlier at her brother’s house and that she failed a sobriety test. They also found an unopened six pack of beer and an empty wine bottle under the driver’s seat.

She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and bond was set at $15,000.

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