Police: 81-year-old woman struck by Department of Sanitation truck in Dyker Heights

An 81-year-old woman was struck by a Department of Sanitation truck in Dyker Heights.

News 12 Staff

Oct 6, 2022, 5:22 PM

Updated 599 days ago

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An 81-year-old woman was struck by a Department of Sanitation truck in Dyker Heights.
Police say the woman was hit as she was attempting to cross the road at 15th Avenue and 85th Street. It happened around 8:43 a.m. Thursday.
A witness who works at a nearby grocery store told News 12 that the woman is a frequent customer. She said she saw the woman on the ground, underneath the truck and screaming.
The 34-year-old driver of the sanitation truck remained on scene as help arrived, according to investigators.
Authorities say the woman is in stable condition at Lutheran hospital.
The intersection where the accident took place has reopened to traffic


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