MANTECA (CBS13) – A person has been taken to the hospital after they were struck by a garbage truck in Manteca early Monday morning.
Police say a City of Manteca solid waste truck hit a male pedestrian a little before 5 a.m. near S. Airport Way and Yosemite Avenue.READ MORE: Overturned Car West Of I-5 Leaves Driver Stranded
Exactly what led up to the person being struck, including why they were in the roadway, is unclear.READ MORE: WATCH: Bear Breaks Into Lake Tahoe Garage
Officers say the person was left in critical condition after the accident.MORE NEWS: Texas School Shooting: What We Know About The Mass Shooting That Left 21 Dead
The roadway in the immediate area will be closed for the next few hours, police say.