Pedestrian hit by city bus in Winnipeg

A crash, involving a pedestrian and city transit bus, has shut down a section of Portage Avenue in Winnipeg.
Emergency crews were called to a crash involving a bus and pedestrian on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg on Friday. (Wendy Buelow/CBC)

A woman was sent to hospital after being hit by a city transit bus in Winnipeg.

It happened just before 8 a.m. at Portage Avenue and Notre Dame Avenue, just a block from the busy intersection of Portage and Main.

The woman is listed as being in stable condition.

The westbound lanes of Portage at Notre Dame were closed briefly to traffic but have since been reopened.