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Garbage Truck Ax in Odessa

Written By: Joe Melillo

A mother and her toddler were sent to the hospital after a tractor trailer hit their SUV on Route 224 in Odessa this morning.

Garbage Truck Ax in Odessa

December 18, 2013
Odessa (WENY) - A mother and her toddler were sent to the hospital after a tractor trailer hit them on Route 224 in Odessa this morning. The tractor trailer carrying garbage was traveling South on Route 224 when it lost control, drove off the left side of the road around 8 A.M. this morning.
     
The Grey SUV was sitting at the stop sign when the tractor trailer slammed into the front corner of the passengers side, spinning the SUV into a pole. The truck came to a stop a few hundred yards in a ditch.
     
Witnesses on scene say it was very loud and the woman and her toddler were not injured badly. They also said the driver was able to get out of the tuck under his own power. Police requested a vehicle inspection unit to the scene and are continuing to investigate.