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City worker in hospital after downtown garbage truck and SUV crash

Last Updated Sep 12, 2017 at 7:53 am EDT

A two-vehicle crash sent a city worker to hospital and closed Lake Shore Boulevard on Tuesday morning.

It appears an SUV struck a small garbage truck near Bay Street around 3 a.m.

The garbage truck ended up on its side, and the SUV sustained significant damage.

The driver of the garbage truck, a city worker, was taken into hospital. The 35-year-old driver of the SUV was taken into custody. She is accused of impaired driving and over 80 (having a blood alcohol concentration of over 80mg per 100ml).

The Lake Shore was closed in both directions from Bay to Yonge Street.