New York

Woman Killed In Garbage Truck Accident in the Bronx, NY

January 8, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New York State Police
Vehicles Involved
Garbage Truck
Willis Ave and E 138th St
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Garbage truck struck woman while making a left turn and did not stop

Trucking Company / Commercial Carrier
Nelson Diaz Sanitation Garage District 4

What Happened

New York State Police are investigating an accident involving a garbage truck that killed a pedestrian in the Bronx, NY on January 8th, 2019. Officials say a woman was killed when she was struck by a garbage truck at Willis Ave and E 138th St. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the garbage truck did not stop after the accident.

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