A young pedestrian was hit by a truck this evening on the Sans Souci bridge.

It is reported that the man, estimated to be in his twenties, was seriously injured and bled profusely on the sidewalk.

There were also blood stains on the front left side of the truck which collided with him.

The injured pedestrian was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance, where emergency officials reported that he was pronounced dead.

The circumstances surrounding the incident, which persons on the scene said occurred at around 8 pm, were not immediately clear.