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Car rams into back of garbage truck in Tonawanda

One sanitation worker injured in accident
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Posted at 7:17 PM, Oct 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-03 19:18:01-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — Police say the driver of a car crashed into the back of a garbage truck, injuring a sanitation worker in the City of Tonawanda.

The employee was using a mechanical lift to empty a garbage tote at the time of the crash on Young Street early Friday morning.

The victim suffered a broken ankle.

The driver of the car was given two traffic tickets, including one for following too close.