09/09/2014 12:46 EDT | Updated 11/09/2014 05:59 EST

Woman hit by transit bus in York Region

A woman was hit by a transit bus in York Region this morning and has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

York Regional Police say the woman was struck on Yonge Street, just north of Major MacKenzie Drive and south of Centre Street. Police were called to the scene at 11:24 a.m.

Yonge Street is closed between Major MacKenzie Drive and Centre Street as police investigate.