Austrian team hit by bus while riding in Leuven

One junior woman was taken to the hospital with suspected injuries.

by Abby Mickey

photography by Getty Images


Four days after Chris Anker Sørensen was hit and killed by a driver while he was riding near Zeebrugge in Belgium the Austrian national team was hit by a local transit bus during their road race recon in Leuven.

Little information is available about how many riders were involved in the incident or what happened, but Leila Gschwentner, a 17-year old female, was taken to the hospital for a shoulder injury.

This story is ongoing.

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