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Man stable in hospital after being run over by transit bus in Burnaby

Police and emergency crews attempting to extract a male pedestrian from underneath a transit bus after he was struck by the vehicle Wednesday night. Ryan Stelting

A male pedestrian run over by a transit bus in Burnaby Wednesday night is in hospital.

Witnesses say it happened near the Sperling-Burnaby Lake Skytrain station just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Read more: Pedestrian killed by transit shuttle in White Rock, B.C.

The man ended up under the bus, and an inflatable device had to be used to lift the vehicle up so he could be rescued.

He was reportedly conscious when taken away by ambulance, and is listed in stable condition.

Read more: RCMP investigate how pedestrian was hit by bus

RCMP say the transit driver is cooperating with the investigation.

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