At about 12:30 pm, Grand Junction Police and Fire units, as well as Mesa County Sheriff's deputies, responded to a report of a child being struck by a GVT bus at the intersection of 29 Road and North Avenue.
The 3-year-old was taken by ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital.
Officials have no indication that alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
GVT officials offered this statement: "We are cooperating fully with the investigation. Our hearts go out to the family affected by this accident."