METRORail train hits cyclist near Rodeo

Published On: Mar 12 2013 11:02:26 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 12 2013 02:07:02 PM CDT
METRORail Pedestrian scene
HOUSTON -

A cyclist was hit by a METRORail train on Tuesday.

METRO police said the incident happened at the intersection near Reliant Center about 10:40 a.m.

The cyclist was wearing headphones, not paying attention and rode across crossbars at the intersection, METRO officials said.

The cyclist was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.