Capital Metro bus collided with pedestrian


A Capital Metro bus collided with and killed an intoxicated pedestrian early this morning near University Estates Apartments.

The accident happened at 1300 Crossing Place at approximately 2 a.m. this morning said Sgt. David Daniels. 22 year old Andy Ching-Nien Wang was intoxicated and struggling to exit the bus when he lost his balance and fell under the back wheels of the bus as it departed. He was taken to Brackenridge hospital and pronounced dead soon after the accident. The bus had picked up Wang and a friend from downtown earlier that night.

It is not known at this time whether or not Wang was a student. A representative of Capital Metro could not be reached for comment this morning. APD officials have requested that anyone who observed the accident or has more information contact APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8212.