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Woman hit by bus while crossing street in Gainesville

Woman's injuries not life-threatening, police say

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gainesville Police Department says a woman in her 20's was run over by a bus Tuesday at the intersection of Northwest 7th Avenue and Northwest 13th Street.

Witnesses said the woman was in the crosswalk when the bus made a left turn onto 13th Street. The bus driver didn't see the woman and hit her, according to witnesses. Police said the front wheels of the bus appeared to roll over the woman.

A nurse was on scene and rendered aid to the woman, who was awake and alert when emergency crews arrived.

Police said the woman's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police are investigating the status of the crossing signals at the time of the incident.