Summerside man in critical condition after being struck by dump truck

A 61-year-old Summerside, P.E.I., man is in critical condition after he was struck by a dump truck on Saturday morning.

In a statement, Charlottetown police say they responded to the call at about 10:10 a.m. at the Port of Charlottetown wharf.

Officials said the workplace accident involved a tandem dump truck that was backing up in the wharf's loading area. 

The man is in critical condition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, according to police. 

The investigation continues.

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