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Pedestrian knocked down by truck, in critical condition
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Pedestrian knocked down by truck, in critical condition

07.11.2013 From our online archive
A man was seriously injured on Thursday afternoon after being knocked down on a pedestrian crossing by a truck.

(ADW) A man was seriously injured on Thursday afternoon after being knocked down on a pedestrian crossing by a truck.

The incident is reported to have happened at about 12.30pm when a pedestrian attempted to cross a street at Square Emile Mayrisch in Esch/Alzette.

A truck approaching the crossing, overtook a roadsweeper vehicle; however, the driver saw the man too late and hit him while on a zebra crossing.

Suffering from critical injuries, the victim was rushed to hospital.