Pedestrian hit by MTA bus in critical condition

A man is in critical condition after being hit by an MTA bus earlier this evening in Elmhurst, police say.The 46-year-old victim was attempting to cross the street mid-block on Roosevelt Avenue between 78th Street and 79th Street when he was struck by a Q33...

Pedestrian hit by MTA bus in critical condition

A man is in critical condition after being hit by an MTA bus earlier this evening in Elmhurst, police say.

The 46-year-old victim was attempting to cross the street mid-block on Roosevelt Avenue between 78th Street and 79th Street when he was struck by a Q33 MTA bus.

The victim was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition with serious head trauma. Cops say that the driver remained on scene and they do not suspect criminality. Sources say that the jaywalker may have been inebriated at the time of the accident.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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