Villaraigosa breaks elbow in bicycle fall *

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was riding in a bike lane on Venice Boulevard in Mid-City before 7 p.m. tonight when a taxi pulled in front of him, the L.A. Times says. The mayor reportedly hit his brakes and fell off the bike, suffering a broken elbow. He was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, treated and released and is resting at home at Getty House.

* Update: Channel 7 says the mishap occurred between between Hervey and Hargis streets. The station's website calls that Culver City, but Thomas Bros. begs to differ.

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