A woman was seriously injured after she was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross the street at Tulane and Loyola avenues, officials said.

Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 48-year-old woman exited a Regional Transit Authority bus and was crossing the street when she was struck by a Porsche driven by 35-year-old man, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release.

The woman was transported to a hospital. Police took the driver into custody for blood and alcohol tests.