MANATEE COUNTY (WSNN) - A woman sustained serious injuries after she was hit by a garbage truck at a parking lot of an apartment complex Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at the 3500 block of Lake Bayshore Dr. in Bradenton. The woman was pushing a walker through the parking lot of the complex when she was hit by the garbage truck.

After being hit by the garbage truck the woman fell onto the pavement of the parking lot and was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.

The victim in the accident is a 71-year-old woman from Bradenton. The driver of the garbage truck is a 58-year-old man from Bradenton.