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Sydney Man Dies After Being Struck By Garbage Truck

A man has died after being hit by a garbage truck on this morning in Redfern.

Emergency Services were called to Bourke Lane at around 8am on Monday following reports that a man had been run over by a garbage truck.

A man was found by officers from Redfern Police Area Command with critical injuries. He was treated at the scene but was unable to be revived.

The man is yet to be formally identified and his age is not yet known. The 30-year-old male driver of the vehicle was take to St Vincent’s Hospital for mandatory testing.

An investigation into the incident has now been opened by officers from Crash Investigation Unit.

Anyone with information about the circumstances surrounding the incident are being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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