Sanitation Worker Killed in Garbage Truck Accident in Riverbank on Homewood Way
Riverbank, California (August 28, 2019) – Ismael Martinez- Huertas was killed in a garbage truck accident when he was hit by the arm of the truck on Monday afternoon in Riverbank.
As per a local news report, the incident took place at about 4:30 p.m. August 26, on Homewood way near Donner Trail.
The authorities said the victim was accidentally hit by the arm of the truck that grabs the garbage cans while on his job.
Paramedics responded to the scene and performed first-aid measures to Ismael. Sadly, he later died due to severe injuries.
No other information was provided regarding the crash.
An investigation is ongoing.