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Woman Suffers Head Injuries After Being Hit By Garbage Truck At Busy Long Island Intersection

The intersection of Fulton Street and Main Street in Farmingdale.
The intersection of Fulton Street and Main Street in Farmingdale. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A woman was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a garbage truck on Long Island.

It happened Friday, Jan. 24 at around 6:30 a.m. in Farmingdale.

The 68-year-old woman was struck by the garbage truck as it was making a right-hand turn westbound on Fulton Street at the intersection of Main Street, according to Nassau County Police.

The victim suffered injuries to her head and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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