Man Killed in Brooklyn Garbage Truck Crash: NYPD

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014  |  Updated 6:57 AM EDT
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Man Killed in Brooklyn Garbage Truck Crash: NYPD

A man was killed when a garbage truck slammed into a BMW sedan in Brooklyn early Wednesday, police say.

The man, a passenger in the BMW, was killed in the crash at Utica Avenue and Avenue D at about 2 a.m., police say. At least one other person was taken to the hospital.

Officers say the BMW’s driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated. The garbage truck driver was wanted on open warrants and was arrested on unrelated offenses.

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