Pedestrian killed in cement truck crash.
Pedestrian killed in cement truck crash.

Pedestrian killed in cement truck crash

A PERSON has been killed and another has been injured after being hit by a cement truck in Sydney this morning.

A man and a woman aged in their 80s were walking near the intersection of Albany St and Willoughby Rd in Crows Nest when they were struck by the truck.

The incident took place at around 11.30am, with emergency workers rushing to help the pair.

The woman died at the scene.

The man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital with cuts, abrasions and possible limb trauma.

Police have also taken the male truck driver in for mandatory testing of drugs and alcohol.

Emergency crews are on the scene and an investigation has been launched into the cause of the crash.


Protester compared to Sir David Attenborough in Bowen court

Premium Content Protester compared to Sir David Attenborough in Bowen court

An 81-year-old environmentalist was one of two people who faced the magistrate...

Yikes! Woman goes for swim in croc-infested Proserpine River

Premium Content Yikes! Woman goes for swim in croc-infested Proserpine River

Police: Precautions must be taken around the river and other crocodile habitats

20yo denies calling woman an ‘old sl*t’ before shoving her

Premium Content 20yo denies calling woman an ‘old sl*t’ before shoving her

A magistrate says this factor could determine whether or not a jail term is...