Jan 26, 2022 1:27 p.mUpdated before 11am
Police say one person is dead after an electric scooter and a DSNY truck collided in Brooklyn Tuesday night.
Authorities said the electric scooter and plumbing truck were involved in an accident at 7:51 p.m. on Ditmas and Rockaway Avenues
Police say the 55-year-old victim, who was riding the scooter, was struck by the garbage truck turning onto Rockaway Avenue. The driver of the scooter was taken to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead.
DSNY released a statement, which read: “Our sincere condolences go out to the family of the deceased. We take security matters extremely seriously and are conducting a full investigation into this tragic situation.”
No further information has been disclosed at this time. The investigations are ongoing.