NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was struck by a bus late Tuesday afternoon in Midtown East.

The accident happened on 57th Street just west of Third Avenue at 5:24 p.m., Mike Weinstein reported from Chopper 2.

The woman was reportedly in the crosswalk at the time of the accident, 1010 WINS’ Kevin Rincon reported.

The woman was taken to NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in serious, but stable condition, officials told 1010 WINS.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was moved off to the side of the road, Weinstein reported. Another vehicle may also have been involved.

Pierre works nearby and came out to see the aftermath.

“Once I came out, I saw her under the bus, standing under the tires, I mean laying down, wasn’t really moving,” he told 1010 WINS.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area during the evening rush.

 

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