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Woman, 54, struck by vehicle while trying to catch bus in Queens

A woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street to catch the bus in Queens Wednesday morning. (Anthony DiLorenzo/PIX11 News)

A woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street to catch the bus in Queens Wednesday morning. (Anthony DiLorenzo/PIX11 News)

ROSEDALE, Queens — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street to catch a bus Wednesday morning.

The woman, 54, was crossing Francis Lewis Boulevard near Sunrise Highway just after 7 a.m. when a Mercedes SUV struck her, police said. She was trying to catch the Q5 bus under the railroad bridge.

The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition, according to police.

Francis Lewis Boulevard was closed in both directions in the area as police investigated.

The driver of the SUV stayed at the scene.