A mother has died after being hit by a garbage truck while out walking with her child in a pram.
The pedestrian in her 50s was on the corner of May and Pittwater roads in Sydney’s northern beaches when she was struck by the vehicle about 11.30am.
She suffered critical injuries to her lower body and later died.
A NSW Police spokesman said the pram was located nearby but the baby was not injured.
A police statement advises people, “Police are investigating a fatal crash after a woman died when she was struck by a garbage truck in Dee Why this morning.
About 11.45am today (Thursday 8 February 2018) emergency services were called to Moorilla Road, Dee Why, after a pedestrian was struck.
The woman, who is believed to be in her 50s, was struck by a garbage truck and suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.
A young boy was located in a pram nearby. He was not injured during the incident.
The driver of the garbage truck was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.
A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.”
Our thoughts are with her loved ones x
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