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Woman injured after being run over by Calgary Transit bus: police

Police investigate after a woman was run over by a Calgary Transit bus on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Global News

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 investigate after a woman was run over by a Calgary Transit bus on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Global News

Police said the woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries; no one aboard the bus was injured.

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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.

Police investigate after a woman was run over by a Calgary Transit bus on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Global News

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