05/07/2012 08:42 EDT | Updated 07/07/2012 05:12 EDT

Elderly woman hit by Montreal bus

A 79-year-old woman is in critical condition after being hit by a Montreal city bus.

She was taken to hospital after she fell on to Chemin Rockland in Mont Royal, Que., as a bus was leaving a nearby stop, according to Urgences-Santé.

The vehicle ran over both her legs.

Officials said the accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. ET Monday afternoon on Chemin Rockland near Graham Boulevard.