05/21/2013 12:30 EDT | Updated 07/21/2013 05:12 EDT

Man in his 50s hit by truck in Laval

Laval police are investigating after a 55-year-old man was hit by a large truck in the Chomedy district this morning.

Const. Franco Di Genova said the pedestrian was rushed to the hospital after he was hit by a truck on De l'Avenir Boulevard at about 9:45 a.m.

Di Genova said investigators are still in the early stages of piecing together what happened.

"He was transported immediately to hospital. Apparently his injuries are very serious," said Di Genova.