A Community Connector bus struck a woman in her 70s on a Downtown Bangor Street on Saturday.

Bangor Police learned of the accident shortly after 2:30 p.m. Responding officers found a woman in her 70's who had been hit by the bus. The initial investigation suggests the bus was turning off Hammond Street and onto Main Street, when it collided with the pedestrian.

The pedestrian, Amarylis Fisher, 72, of Rancho Mirage, California, suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a local medical center for treatment. Danielle Barnett, 46, of Alton, was driving the bus at the time of the accident. No one on the bus was injured.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is encouraged to reach out to Detective Jeremy Brock by calling 947-7384, extension 5734, or via email at jeremy.brock@bangormaine.gov.

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