Man Critically Injured After Trash Truck Hits Pedestrian in Lynn, Mass.

A man is in critical condition Wednesday after he was hit by a trash truck in Massachusetts, according to authorities.

State police said the crash happened near a McDonald's on Lynnway in Lynn. A witness told NBC10 Boston the pedestrian was on his phone when he stepped into the street and was hit by the truck.

The man was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. 

As a result of the crash, the right and middle travel lanes were shut down.

The incident remains under investigation and it is unclear if any charges will be filed. 

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