A pedestrian has died after being hit by a garbage truck at Chester Hill earlier today.
About 8.30am (Tuesday 23 February 2021), emergency services were called to the intersection of Gurney Road and Woodlands Avenue, Chester Hill, following reports a pedestrian hit by a garbage truck.
The female pedestrian died at the scene. She is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command established a crime scene, which will be examined by investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit.
The driver, a 32-year-old man, was taken to Bankstown Hospital for mandatory testing.
He has since been arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station.
Officers will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are continuing.
Anyone with dashcam footage or witnessed the accident is urged to contact Bankstown Local Area Command or Crimestoppers: 1800 333 000.