George W. Bush Almost Killed
By Truck - Accidental? /News/upidetail.cfm?QID=125519
AUSTIN, TX (UPI) - Texas Gov. George W. Bush, the frontrunner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, suffered minor injuries Monday when he dove to avoid an oncoming truck while jogging in Austin. Bush spokeswoman Linda Edwards said the governor suffered some bruises and abrasions on his right leg and hip when he dove out of the path of the trailer truck near Town Lake, where he was jogging during the noon hour. Edwards said Bush, who is an avid jogger, returned to the governor's mansion after the mishap. She said he planned to fly to New Hampshire late Monday to continue campaigning in New England. Edwards said Bush is in "good condition and good spirits." Roscoe Hughey, a state security officer, was also injured when he was hit by flying debris as he followed the governor on a bicycle, Edwards said. He was taken to an Austin hospital with non-life threatening injuries, she said. Austin police are investigating the accident.
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