Garbage Truck Crushes Parked Cars on Delancey [Update]

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 at 8:55 am by

Earlier this morning at around 5 am, Boogie reader Jennifer Neidig wrote to inform us of a monster accident on Delancey Street, near Willet.  A stone’s throw from the Masaryk Towers. The word is now that a garbage truck blew a tire, lost control the driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into eight parked cars, leaving a total mess of damage. No word yet on injuries.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Neidig

Photo Credit: Jennifer Neidig

Photo Credit: Jennifer Neidig

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  • Jonathan

    I hate mondays

  • Albert

    Why is a garbage truck being driven so fast that its inertia will take it so far after a blowout to wreak so much havoc?  On a garbage emergency, no doubt.

  • Stay69

    We were told that he really fell asleep behind the wheel