MONTREAL -- A 27-year-old woman is in hospital in critical condition after being hit by a bus inside a Montreal bus terminal, police say.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. near the corner of St-Antoine and Mansfield streets.

A bus travelling east on St-Antoine turned onto Mansfield and entered a former parking lot now used as an outdoor bus terminal for the EXO buses that come from the South Shore and Monteregie.

In the lot, it struck a pedestrian, police said.

She was taken to hospital and was still in critical condition as of 8 p.m.

Police haven't yet been able to explain further what led to the collision.