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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A pedestrian was struck by a trash struck in Northwest D.C. early Friday morning.

We're told the pedestrian was hit at approximately 4:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of New York Ave. NW and was strapped under the back wheels of the vehicle.

Emergency personnel were able to get to the pedestrian and he or she was taken to the hospital.

As the investigation into the collision continues, 13th Street will be closed between H Street and I Street.