Pedestrian pinned under bus in Northwest D.C.

WASHINGTON — A pedestrian is in critical condition after police say a Greyhound bus hit him, pinning him under the wheels in Northwest D.C. Wednesday afternoon.

All lanes blocked by the crash investigation near Mount Vernon Square in Northwest D.C. reopened at about 7:50 p.m. after closures lasted more than five hours.

A Greyhound bus hit a man around 1:10 p.m. near 7th Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest and the man was pinned beneath the rear wheels of the bus, D.C. Fire & EMS spokesman Tim Wilson says.

At the time of the crash, the bus was making a left turn onto 7th street from Massachusetts Avenue, Wilson says.

It took fire & EMS personnel about 20 minutes to get the man out from underneath the bus.

Emergency crews rushed the man to a nearby hospital. He is in critical condition, says Wilson.

Officials have not released information about the bus driver.

Below is a map of the area near the incident:

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