Pedestrian critically injured after being hit by Montreal city bus

A woman was struck by an STM bus on Friday evening in Montreal. The Canadian Press Images/Lee Brown

A 21-year-old woman remains in hospital Saturday after she was struck by a Société de transport de Montréal (STM) bus Friday evening.

Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron said the collision happened at around 9:30 p.m. as the bus, travelling east on Jean-Talon Street, attempted to make a left-hand turn onto 24 Avenue.

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The pedestrian was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

Bergeron said her condition was still “serious” Saturday morning and that she was under observation.

The bus driver, a 63-year-old man, was also taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

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The intersection was closed for several hours as collision experts investigated.

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Bergeron said it doesn’t appear that any “infractions were committed.”

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