07/04/2015 14:04 EDT | Updated 07/04/2016 05:59 EDT

Vancouver pedestrian struck and killed by garbage truck

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a garbage truck near the intersection of Kingsway and Broadway around 9 a.m. PT. Saturday.

Drivers are advised to stay away from the area due to significant traffic disruptions.

Police have not released any other details.