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Bicyclist hit by garbage truck in Cambridge

A bicyclist was injured when he was hit by a garbage truck in Cambridge this morning, police said.

The bicyclist was struck by the truck at the corner of Inman and Harvard streets at about 8:20 a.m., said Cambridge police spokesman Jeremy Warnick. He said it appeared to have happened near a stop light, but did not have details of the crash.

The man on the bike was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with a leg injury, but is expected to survive, police said.

The driver of the truck did not leave the scene and is cooperating with police, Warnick said.


Cambridge police are investigating the accident.

Kiera Blessing can be reached at kiera.blessing@globe.com.