Woman hit by cement truck on Upper East Side

January 18, 2014 8:11:39 PM PST
A woman was critically injured Saturday when she was struck by a cement truck on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

It happened at about 10 a.m. as the truck heading south on Second Avenue near East 68th Street.

The victim suffered severe trauma and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

Authorities say the truck remained on the scene.

Local streets were blocked off as police investigated the accident.