Waste Management Accident News
Talented Musician Run Over and Killed in Wichita, Kansas
A garbage truck in a Wichita neighborhood backed over Carol Denning, who tragically died at the hospital. She had been taking a walk on the road when the Waste Management truck driver backed over her.
“Witness Describes Fatal Accident Involving Trash Truck in E Wichita Neighborhood.” KWCH News. 16 Nov. 2017.
Fond du Lac Man Injured in Wisconsin
A Fond du Lac man was critically injured in a crash with a Waste Management Truck. The accident happened at about 5 a.m. on County Road D. The garbage truck was driven by a Waupun man, who was backing out of a driveway when a vehicle driven by the 64-year-old man from Fond du Lac. The Wisconsin State Patrol assisted at the scene.
“Fond du Lac Man Critically Injured in Crash.” Field Reporter. Aug. 2017.
Motorcyclist Killed in Colorado
A motorcyclist was killed when he was hit by a Waste Management garbage truck in Colorado. The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, on Swan Mountain Road near Highway 6 in Dillon. The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
“Fatal Accident Closes Swan Mountain Road.” Summit Daily News. 10 Aug. 2017.
One Dead and One Critically Injured in California
A collision between a Waste Management truck, a pickup and a car ended in the loss of the pickup driver’s life and the driver of the car being seriously injured. The accident happened in the Valley Glen area of Los Angele, California, on Burbank Boulevard.
“Crash in Valley Glen” NBC Los Angeles. 8 June 2017.
Most serious accidents involving trash removal vehicles happen on highways; however, because these vehicles are in residential areas, there are cases where a pedestrian or bicyclist is backed over by a garbage truck.
Attorney Fred Pritzker has helped injured people and grieving families win accident cases against garbage companies.