Driver flees after running into CapMetro bus

Todd Bynum/KXAN
Todd Bynum/KXAN

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A car and CapMetro bus have crashed at the intersection of E. 49th St. and Duval St.

Austin-Travis County EMS says they are taking four patients to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Another 15-20 passengers on the bus are uninjured.

Witnesses on scene said at least two occupants ran out of the car that crashed with the bus. The driver is nowhere to be found, Austin police say. One of the passengers who fled suffered a minor injury and was located. Authorities say the car ran a stop sign and that the vehicle is not stolen. 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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