WATERTOWN, MASS. (WHDH) - An elderly man was struck and injured by an MBTA bus in Watertown on Wednesday morning.

Officers responding to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian near Mt. Auburn and Patten streets just before 10 a.m. found a 74-year-old man who had been hit by the bus, according to the Watertown Police Department.

The man lost his footing as he stepped off a curb and made “contact with the front right corner of the bus,” according to the MBTA.

He was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Transit police were called to the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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