Man survives 12-foot fall from rock wall near Shoal Creek

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man will spend his Thanksgiving recovering in the hospital after surviving a 12-foot fall from a bridge near Shoal Creek Thursday afternoon.

Austin-Travis County EMS along with first responders were called to the 800 block of West Sixth Street just before 1:20 p.m. Once on scene they found that a man in his 40’s had fallen off a rock wall into Shoal Creek.

The man was taken to the hospital with potentially serious 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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