Multiple people were injured when the driver of a recycling truck plowed into a Brooklyn corner deli.
According to NBC New York, "The truck, owned by Metropolitan Recycling, was heading west on DeKalb Avenue near Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant at about 2 a.m. when another car ran a red light at Bedford Avenue, police say. The truck driver swerved to avoid the vehicle, but careened into the deli."
According to WABC 7, "The cab of the truck was completely in the store, with the owner saying the vehicle came about halfway inside. There were two people inside working at the time, one behind the counter and the other was walking on the opposite side of the deli."
The truck was finally removed at 5 a.m., but the owners of the deli, who live above the store, are worried about the stability of the building. One of the owner's sons told WCBS 2, "It’s very painful. We’re all in the street, me and my little brothers, everybody... He was driving too fast, he went inside the building. My cousins, three of them are in the hospital."
Seven people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, including the deli's workers and the drivers of the two vehicles.