Police are investigating after two women were struck by a bus at a busy intersection in downtown Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a collision involving a Halifax Transit bus and two pedestrians at the intersection of Spring Garden Road and Dresden Row around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the women were taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The intersection was closed for a few hours Tuesday.

The investigation is ongoing.