Woman is killed instantly after being hit by a garbage truck in Sydney's west

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A woman was killed instantly after she was hit by a garbage truck on Tuesday morning.

Emergency services crews were called to Gurney Road in Chester Hill, in Sydney’s west, following reports a pedestrian had been struck by the truck shortly after 8.30am.

Paramedics attempted to revive the woman but she died at the scene, NSW Police stated.

diagram: A woman has died after she was struck by a garbage truck (pictured above) in Sydney's west on Tuesday morning (C) Provided by Daily Mail A woman has died after she was struck by a garbage truck (pictured above) in Sydney’s west on Tuesday morning a group of people riding on the back of a truck: Paramedics worked on the woman at the scene, (pictured above) but she was unable to be revived (C) Provided by Daily Mail Paramedics worked on the woman at the scene, (pictured above) but she was unable to be revived

Police have since set up a crime scene and closed Gurney Rd between Miller Rd and Campbell Hill Rd.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

The garbage truck driver has been taken to Bankstown Hospital for mandatory blood and alcohol tests.

a sign on the side of a road: Emergency services crews were called to Gurney Road in Chester Hill (pictured above) following reports a pedestrian had been hit by the truck shortly after 8.30am on Tuesday (C) Provided by Daily Mail Emergency services crews were called to Gurney Road in Chester Hill (pictured above) following reports a pedestrian had been hit by the truck shortly after 8.30am on Tuesday Read more

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