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Woman in critical condition after struck by a bus at downtown Montreal terminal

Montreal police are investigating after a pedestrian was critically injured after she was struck by a bus in downtown Montreal. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Mario Beauregard

A 27-year-old woman was rushed to hospital in critical condition after she was struck by a bus Friday evening.

Montreal police spokesperson Véronique Comtois said a 911 call reporting the incident came in at around 5 p.m.

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It happened at a bus terminal near the intersection St-Antoine and Mansfield streets in the downtown core.

Preliminary information gathered by police indicate the bus was heading east on St-Antoine when it turned into the terminal just east of Mansfield. That’s when the pedestrian was struck.

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Collision experts are at the scene.

St-Antoine Street is closed at Mansfield to allow for the investigation.

Police said at 8:30 p.m. that they are awaiting an update on the status of the woman’s health.

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