Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by garbage truck in Vancouver

Aug 13 2019, 9:45 pm

A 20-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a garbage truck this morning in East Vancouver.

According to Vancouver police, the truck hit the pedestrian just after 10 am at the intersection of E 33rd Avenue and Main Street.

She was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

“Our collision investigation is still trying to piece together exactly what happened,” said Sgt. Jason Robillard.

“The driver of the truck has co-operated with investigators and the intersection has been opened back up to all traffic.”

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