A Calgary man was nearly killed trying to catch a bus Friday night.

 

Calgary police say a 40-year-old man was trying to run after a bus that had just left the stop at 52 Street at 5 Avenue.

 

The man slipped and fell under the wheels of the bus suffering life threatening injuries.

 

He was transported to the hospital and was listed in critical but stable condition.

Police say consumption of alcohol by the injured man may have contributed to the accident.



The driver and occupants of the bus were not injured.