Skip to comments.UT student gets hit by a bus, then walks away (Warning: Video)
Posted on 05/04/2012 7:17:54 PM PDT by Orange1998
An 18-year-old walked away with what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a bus near the University of Texas at Austin.
KXAN in Austin reports that Cyril Yannick Nick Engmann, 18, of Rockwall, was joining other students in Foam Sword Friday, an end-of-the-semester tradition, when he ran onto the street just as a bus was driving by.
Shocked onlookers, who, like Engmann, were waving foam swords, watched as he was knocked several feet in front of the bus. He then walked away from the crash, but was taken to a nearby hospital to be checked out.
KXAN says the driver was cited for allegedly running a red light. The 21-year veteran with Capital Metro will reportedly be placed on leave during an investigation.
School of Architecture Dean Frederick Steiner told the station that this will probably be the last year for Foam Sword Friday, an event not sanctioned by UT.
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...was working on his Darwin award.
You can’t hurt liberals.
How the heck did foam swords get blamed for this. Did they obscure his view of traffic? Typical armophobia.
Austin is very liberal so it does not surprise me the first thought is to Banned Foam Swords.
The bus is obviously racist...
No justice no bus pass!
I hate buses but usually because they are going too slow.
Of course, we will know if the guy is a liberal by how long it takes him to file a lawsuit.
Looks very much like a hate crime to me. Has to be. Couldn’t possibly be stupidity for not looking before crossing the road.
... no one would be surprised.
And drawings of swords! And swordfish!
Nothing to see here folks...just more black on black violence...
The foam sword should have been concealed (assuming he had a permit).
Never bring a foam sword to a bus fight.
The “oh shiite” moment”.
Now he can truthfully say “I feel like I got hit by a bus”.
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