Truck hits elderly woman at Viger and Sanguinet

Montreal police said a female pedestrian in her 70's suffered serious injuries when she was hit by a truck.

It happened at the corner of Viger and Sanguinet late Thursday afternoon. 

The truck was travelling west on Viger and made a right turn going north on Sanguinet when the victim, who was crossing the street east to west, was struck.

The woman was conscious while she was rushed to hospital.

The driver was treated for shock.

A police investigation was ongoing.