Child Struck by Trash Truck in University Heights

Limited details from the scene of a child injured by a vehicle at a busy University Heights intersection

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    A child, struck by a city trash truck in University Heights, has been transported to Rady Children's Hospital.

    The collision happened at Meade Avenue and Kansas Street around 1:15 p.m. Thursday.

    The boy is 6 years-old, and suffers major injuries, including a compound fracture to his leg and a pelvis injury, according to the San Diego Fire Department.

    Child Suffers Major Injuries After Hit by Trash Truck

    [DGO] Child Suffers Major Injuries After Hit by Trash Truck
    Friends of an 11-year-old hit by a city trash truck Thursday say he turned to wave to them just before he was struck by the truck. Medics say he will survive the accident.

    He is in critical condition, according to Rady Children's Hospital.