A MAN has been killed after being run over by a garbage truck in Sydney this morning.
The terrible accident happened on Bourke Lane in Redfern around 8.00am.
The critically injured man was treated at the scene by paramedics, however sadly, he was unable to be revived.
Police say his age is not known at this stage and he is yet to be formally identified.
The driver of the garbage truck, a man believed to be aged in his 30s, has been taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for mandatory testing.
Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.