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Bus hits pedestrian in Jackson Heights, leaving him in critical condition

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JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens – A man is fighting for his life after a MTA bus hit him as he was crossing the street, police said.

An MTA bus hit a pedestrian in Jackson Heights, police say. (PIX11)

An MTA bus hit a pedestrian in Jackson Heights, police say. (PIX11)

The pedestrian stepped off the curb on 78th Street and Roosevelt Avenue when a bus slammed into him around 10:55 p.m., police said.

The victim, who is in his 40s, was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

Cops found no criminality for the bus driver.