A Hamilton senior is in hospital after she was hit by a school bus in the city Tuesday afternoon.

A bus hit the woman when she was trying to cross Stone Church Road East at Rochelle Avenue around 2:30 p.m., Hamilton police say. The only person on the bus was the 34-year-old driver. She stayed at the scene until emergency services arrived.

The 73-year-old victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The driver wasn’t injured.

The woman's name is not being released at this time, police say.

Hamilton police officers are urging anyone with information to call police at 905-546-4753 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.