The accident happened at Ellis and Leavenworth streets shortly after 7:30am.
The No. 27 Bryant bus was making a right turn from Ellis Street onto northbound Leavenworth Street when it struck the woman as she crossed westbound on Leavenworth .
Phipps identified the woman only as an Asian adult.
A witness told the woman was running across the street and was hit and run over by the bus after it had turned north onto Leavenworth from Ellis.
A motorist who identified himself as Tim said he saw the accident while parking his car on Leavenworth Street.
A small woman was running across the street when she was hit and thrown under the wheels of the bus, he said.
Linda Moore said she was walking to work down Leavenworth Street when she came upon the crash seconds after it happened. She and a fellow pedestrian, who happened to be a licensed vocational nurse, ran to
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