Tucson Fire: Woman struck by SunTran bus downtown

2011-04-19T12:49:00Z 2011-04-19T14:13:41Z Tucson Fire: Woman struck by SunTran bus downtownFernanda Echavarri, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 19, 2011 12:49 pm  • 

A 58-year-old woman was struck by a SunTran bus this afternoon and was briefly trapped under the rear wheels, officials say.

The woman was walking in a crosswalk in the 100 block of East Alameda Street, near North Sixth Avenue, at about 12:30 p.m. when she was struck by the bus, said Sgt. Diana Lopez, a Tucson police spokeswoman.

The woman was taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries, Lopez said.

No other information was immediately available.

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