Crash Alert: Trooper hospitalized after downtown Austin motorcycle crash

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin Department of Public Safety motorcycle trooper was transported to the hospital after a downtown Austin crash Saturday.

According to KXAN, the incident occurred within the intersection of 15th Street and Lavaca Street shortly before 11:30 a.m. The trooper was attempting to cross the intersection with their lights on when he was hit by a sedan.

The trooper did not sustain any serious injuries as a result of the crash, but was sent to the hospital as a precaution. There is no word yet on whether any charges will be filed against the driver of the sedan.

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