Bus hits student at rally on UT campus

Posted on: 5:20 pm, May 4, 2012, by , updated on: 05:25pm, May 4, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas. — A Cap Metro Bus hits a pedestrian in a Obama mask on UT Campus.

Authorities say a bus hit a man on the University of Texas campus Friday afternoon.

Austin/Travis County EMS said it happened at around 1 p.m. in the 2200 block of Guadalupe St., next to the Co-op.

Video of the incident shows the man wearing a President Obama mask waving a foam sword at a group of people across the street chanting “OU sucks!” before stepping into the street and getting hit by the bus.

The man was transported to a local hospital where they said his injuries were not serious.

Austin police said the bus driver was cited for running a red light.

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