Austrian junior rider injured in Leuven world cycling traffic accident

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581 Accident – Leila Gschwentner injured after crashing with public bus in Leuven

On Wednesday an Austrian junior rider Leila Gschwentner, 17, has sustained shoulder injury after colliding with a public bus

The accident happened when Gschwentner was during training ride at the world cycling championship in the city of Leuven.

Leuven is one of the host cities for the championships currently taking place in the Flanders region of Belgium.

According to report, Gschwentner was riding the course that will be used for Saturday’s junior road race when he was hit by a bus.

The federation stated that Gschwnentner sustained injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment. no other person got injury from the crash.

Investigation is still on.