Garbage truck driver charged over grandmother's death

A garbage truck driver has been charged with dangerous driving, after a grandmother was crushed to death while pushing her grandson in a pram on Sydney's northern beaches.

The woman, believed to be in her 50s, was on Moorilla Street, adjacent to Pittwater Road, in Dee Why when she was struck before midday on Thursday, police said.

The young boy, aged about two, was located in a pram nearby and was not injured.

The grandmother died at the scene. Source: 7 News

The boy was thankfully unharmed. Source: 7 News

The 27-year-old man driving the truck was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death.

He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Manly Local Court on March 7.

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