Calgary police say a woman was seriously injured on Monday after she fell underneath a moving Calgary Transit bus.
The incident happened at a bus stop in the area of 17 Avenue and 36 Street Southeast at around 8:30 p.m.
“As the bus left the station, a 31-year-old woman ran along the platform in an attempt to get the driver to stop the bus,” a news release stated. “At the west end of the platform, the woman fell to the ground and was run over by the rear axle of the bus.”
Police said the woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries; no one aboard the bus was injured.
Investigators don’t believe alcohol or drugs are factors in the collision.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service’s traffic section at 403-567-4000 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.