Girl, grandmother struck by garbage truck in SF

March 27, 2013 12:17:45 PM PDT
A young girl and her grandmother were hospitalized after being hit by a garbage truck at a busy intersection along San Francisco's waterfront Wednesday morning, police said.

The collision occurred around 7:30 a.m. at Broadway and The Embarcadero, police spokesman Albie Esparza said.

Police received initial reports that a third pedestrian had also been hit, but only two people were taken to a hospital, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.

He said the woman and child were hospitalized with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening.

The driver of the truck involved in the collision stopped at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation, Shyy said.

Police do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the incident.


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