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Man injured after being hit by a car while riding a scooter

The man in his 40s was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

AUSTIN, Texas — A man is in the hospital after being hit by a car while riding a Lime scooter in East Austin on Sunday afternoon.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened near the intersection of Hidalgo and Calles streets, near Pleasant Valley Road, just after 1:30 p.m.

The man in his 40s was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Austin police later said the man's injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

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A preliminary investigation showed the scooter rider was at fault, police said.

The driver of the car stayed on the scene after the incident.

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