Woman suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by bus

An elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a TTC bus while she was crossing Davenport Road.

Police say on June 12 at around 8:32 p.m. the 82-year-old woman was from the south side to the north side when she was struck.

The northbound bus, driven by a 24-year-old man, was turning left off of Ossington Avenue in order to head west along Davenport. The woman suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at [url=][/url], text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or leave a tip on Facebook.

Police are also reminding the public of the [url=]traffic services safety program[/url], which aims to educate people and raise awareness in order to reduce pedestrian injury and death.