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AUSTIN -- A University of Texas student suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon after being hit by a Capital Metro bus that ran a red light.

Austin police say it happened at Guadalupe and 23rd Street. The bus ran the light, then hit the student who was in the roadway. He reportedly fell and hit his head, but his injuries are non-life threatening.

EMS officials say his injuries are minor and not considered traumatic. He was taken to St. David's Medical Center.

KVUE is told the driver has been cited by the Austin Police Department. According to Capital Metro, the driver is a 21-year veteran of Cap Metro with only one accident on his record, which occurred about 10 years ago. He will be placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation that will include a drug and alcohol test. If it is determined that the driver was at fault, he will face disciplinary action.

We'll have more on this story on KVUE News at 5 p.m.


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