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Elderly Woman Hit by Sanitation Truck While Crossing Kenmare Street

Posted April 20, 2022 at 5:04 am

An elderly woman crossing Kenmare Street at Mott was hit by a city Sanitation truck yesterday morning. Surveillance video taken from a nearby store appears to show the garbage truck colliding with the victim at around 11:00am in the crosswalk while she had right of way. As fortune would dictate, police and firefighters were one […]

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Dump Truck Hits and Critically Injures Pedestrian on Ridge Street [Updated]

Last modified November 16, 2017 at 7:25 am

A registered nurse riding her bike on Ridge Street was struck and critically injured by a dump truck last night, according to several scanners and tipsters on the scene. The 50-year-old woman was hit near the intersection of Ridge and Stanton Streets shortly after 10pm and was reportedly pinned beneath the vehicle for some time. […]

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More About the Victim of Garbage Truck Accident on Allen

Posted August 21, 2012 at 6:28 am

In the wake of the accident, it’s as if nothing even happened. Social media was seemingly silent. Just the minimalist memorial strapped to the Allen Street Mall.


Memorial In Place for Victim of Garbage Truck Accident on Allen

Posted August 16, 2012 at 6:09 am

This story is just all sorts of tragic. Shortly after 10 pm last Thursday evening, a woman crossed Allen Street near Epstein’s just as “a garbage truck in the left lane bolted RIGHT when the light turned green.”

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Woman Hit by Garbage Truck Outside Epstein’s Last Night [Updated]

Last modified August 10, 2012 at 2:58 pm

This is rather horrific. A longtime Boogie reader sends in a dispatch about a terrible accident last night outside Epstein’s Bar involving a pedestrian and garbage truck. The crash transpired shortly after 10 pm.


More Photos of Delancey Garbage Truck Accident

Posted April 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

We broke news early yesterday morning that a garbage truck lost control on Delancey Street and proceeded to plow through a line of parked vehicles near Willet Street.

New Garbage Collection Schedule for Community Board 2

Posted July 23, 2010 at 6:21 am

Department of Sanitation flyers are rather ironically littered across the neighborhood, informing residents of the new refuse collection schedule within the bounds of Community Board 2. Effective this week, garbage collection is Monday/Wednesday/Friday, while recycle pickup is on Wednesday. “These changes will enable the Department to make the most efficient use of our resources.”


Tight Squeeze on Orchard Street

Posted February 24, 2010 at 6:18 am

Watching garbage trucks negotiate the narrowest of city streets is always quite remarkable.  Of course, much to the dismay of trapped motorists.  That’s when the horns start sounding.  This particular truck eventually made it through. Tight squeeze spotted on Orchard Street, just above Stanton.