Woman struck and killed by City waste truck in downtown Oshawa


Published March 6, 2024 at 8:50 am

A woman is dead after being hit by a City of Oshawa garbage truck in the downtown core Tuesday morning.

Durham Police say the woman, 57, was rushed to hospital after being struck by the truck around 8:10 a.m. near Bond and Centre streets. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The truck driver, a 53-year-old Toronto man, was turning right from Centre Street to Bond St. W. when his vehicle struck the woman. The driver remained at the scene and a portion of Bond Street was closed for several hours for the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst. Riley of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 ext. 5216.



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