Woman, 70, struck and dragged by MTA bus in Manhattan: police

MANHATTAN  — A woman was dragged by an MTA bus as she walked in midtown Monday morning, according to police.

Emergency officials respond to an incident involving a bus in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2019. (Citizen app)

A person was struck by a vehicle at Second Avenue and East 36 Street around 9:30 a.m., FDNY officials said.

The victim was a 70-year-old woman walking northbound on Second Avenue when she was hit by a Q44 MTA bus making a left turn, police said.

The woman’s foot became caught under the wheel, and she was dragged 20 to 30 feet, according to police.

She was hospitalized in serious condition, police said.

The bus driver remained on scene, and an investigation into the incident is underway, according to police.

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