City worker hurt after trash truck backs up into vehicle in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A city worker was injured Wednesday when a garbage truck collided into another vehicle.

Police say it happened in the 2300 block of Bayberry Street just before 3:30 p.m., near the intersection of Shore Drive.

The person injured was referred to as a pedestrian, but police clarified it was a city worker, who was hurt when the vehicles collided. The worker was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the garbage truck was cited for unsafe backing.

Less than an hour earlier, and just a few miles down the road, police responded to a fatal crash on Shore Drive at First Court. Click here for WAVY.com coverage of that crash.

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