A Maryland woman was seriously injured when she was struck by an NJ Transit bus in Lakewood on Saturday afternoon.

An NJ Transit bus after striking a pedestrian (Lakewood Scoop)

Lakewood Police say the 68-year-old woman was trying to cross 6th Street near Madison Avenue when she was hit around 3:00pm.

According to the Lakewood Scoop, police believe the bus was making a turn onto 6th Street when the accident occurred.

The woman was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center with severe injuries to both legs.

“We’re trying to figure out where she was walking,” Traffic Safety Officer David Silberstein tells the Lakewood Scoop.“There were a lot of people walking in the area, so hopefully someone saw something,” says Silberstein.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Lakewood Police at 732-363-0200, ext. 5387.