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Man struck by bus in Jackson Heights last night, victim in critical condition

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Feb. 28, 2017 By Hannah Wulkan

A man is in critical condition after being hit by an MTA bus last night in Jackson Heights, police said.

The 46-year-old man, who witnesses said appeared intoxicated, walked between cars in to the street on Roosevelt Avenue just east of 78th Street when he was hit by the bus around 8:55 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The man was taken to Elmhurst hospital in critical condition.

The 54-year-old bus driver stayed on the scene and there were no arrests.

An investigation in to the accident is still ongoing.

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