A 23-YEAR-OLD woman has tragically died after being run over by a bus in the heart of Brisbane.
The accident happened at the intersection of Upper Roma and Saul Streets around 3.45am on Sunday.
Police said the young woman was attempting to cross the road when she was struck by a city bus.
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Sadly, the woman suffered life-threatening injuries and could not be saved.
Police said she was pronounced deceased before she could be taken to hospital.
There are reports the young woman may have been a backpacker.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident.