Pedestrian dies after being struck by dump truck in downtown Montreal

Dec 13 2018, 9:20 pm

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a dump truck in downtown Montreal on the morning of December 12.

Montreal police (Service de police de la Ville de Montréal) say they received a phone call at 11:30 am after a truck turning south on Atwater Avenue onto Tupper Street fatally hit a pedestrian.

The victim has yet to be identified and the driver was treated for shock but was not admitted to hospital.

Police closed off Atwater between Boulevard René-Lévesque and Ste. Catherine Street while the SPVM’s collision squad investigated.

According to the police, this is the 24th fatal collision in Montreal this year. It follows another tragic pedestrian death on Tuesday night in Boucherville.

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