Pedestrian hit by tractor trailer in Schenectady

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A pedestrian is in the hospital after being hit by a tractor trailer.

The accident occurred around 4:55 p.m. Tuesday on Erie Boulevard near Green Street.

According to police, an individual who was standing on the east side of the street was either pushed or fell into the path of a northbound tractor trailer.

The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.

Officers are working to confirm reports that the victim was involved in a physical altercation with a third party prior to ending up in the street. Police are interviewing witnesses.

Erie Boulevard will remain closed to northbound traffic for a couple more hours.

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