09/04/2014 12:52 EDT | Updated 11/04/2014 05:59 EST

Woman seriously injured in LaSalle after being hit by truck

A 28-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries to her legs after being hit by a truck in LaSalle this morning.

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday at the corner of Newman Boulevard and Thierry Street.

Const. Manuel Couture of Montreal police said the woman was crossing the street when a truck travelling southbound on Thierry began turning west onto Newman.

The truck hit the pedestrian while making the turn.

A witness was treated for shock.

Newman Boulevard is closed between Thierry and Lapierre streets.