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Private garbage truck crashes into subway stop, FedEx store in Manhattan

Posted at 7:12 AM, Mar 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-07 11:23:06-05

COLUMBUS CIRCLE, Manhattan — A private garbage truck crashed into a FedEx shop early Wednesday, police said.

A private garbage truck struck a FedEx store
(PIX11/Kala Rama)

It occurred around 3 a.m. as a truck failed to navigate through the roadway and jumped the curb, crashing into the FedEx Office Print & Ship Center and a subway entrance sign along Columbus Circle and Central Park South, police said.

One person was inside the truck. No pedestrians were hurt.

According to police, the driver of the garbage truck fled the scene and has not been arrested.

Authorities were waiting for a tow truck that can carry heavier loads to remove the garbage truck.