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Pedestrian struck when trash truck topples over in San Juan Capistrano

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A trash truck flipped over and struck a woman Friday morning in San Juan Capistrano, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said.

The crash was reported about 9:15 a.m. along Del Obispo Street, near Via Belardes.

Authorities said the truck lost control, toppled over and struck a woman who was walking along the sidewalk.

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The Orange County Fire Authority said the truck driver and the woman were taken to local hospitals and are expected to make full recoveries.

Photos of the accident show a blue trash truck with CR&R Waste and Recycling Services on its side.

Phone calls to the company were not immediately returned.

The crash remains under investigation.

ruben.vives@latimes.com

Twitter: @latvives


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