Woman in her 50s taken to hospital after being struck by TTC bus

Two women were injured after a Toronto bus struck a pedestrian on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Tyler Thornley / Global News

A woman in her 50s has been taken to a local trauma centre after being struck by a bus in Toronto, officials say.

Around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, a pedestrian was struck by a Toronto bus near the intersection of Collier and Church streets, police said.

Toronto police said a pedestrian and a Toronto Transit Commission bus were involved in a collision that closed the eastbound lanes at Yonge and Church streets.

Paramedics told Global News that an adult woman with moderate to serious injuries was taken to a local trauma centre.

A second woman was assessed at the scene and taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Police suggested in a tweet that the second woman was a passenger on the bus.

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Police said the woman involved in the collision was in her 50s.

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