Cyclist Struck by Garbage Truck in South End

The front end of a dump truck is lifted off the ground after it collided with a cyclist on Tuesday morning.
The front end of a dump truck is lifted off the ground after it collided with a cyclist on Tuesday morning.
Courtesy Boston Fire Department

A cyclist was struck by a garbage truck at the intersection of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues on Tuesday morning, according to multiple media reports.

The Boston Fire Department responded to the scene at approximately 10:05 a.m. and used tools to lift the truck’s front end and pull the victim out.

NECN reported that the male victim was taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment.

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According to WCVB, police were diverting traffic away from the scene.

Several people tweeted photos from the scene.