Marquis Willis killed, 2 arrested after BMW crashes into garbage truck in East Flatbush

The accident happened at Utica Avenue and Avenue D. (7/9/14)

BROOKLYN - A 22-year-old man is dead and two drivers are in custody after a collision between a BMW and a garbage truck in East Flatbush. 

According to police, Marquis Willis was riding with two others when their car slammed into the back of the truck at Utica Avenue and Avenue D at around 1:30 a.m.  

Willis was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital where the second passenger is in critical condition. The 26-year-old driver of the BMW was taken into custody on an intoxication related charge, and is in stable condition at Brookdale Hospital. 

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The driver of the privately owned sanitation truck was also taken into custody on unrelated charges. 

An investigation into the accident remains ongoing. 

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