A seven-year-old girl was taken to hospital with critical injuries after a collision between a car and charter bus in northeast Edmonton Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Manning Drive and 167 Avenue around 4 p.m.

Witnesses told police that a Volkswagen Beetle was waiting at a stop light when the bus struck it from behind.

The girl was treated by paramedics at the scene and rushed to hospital.

Manning Drive reopened to traffic around 10 p.m.