HACKENSACK, NJ – A 30-year-old Hackensack sanitation worker was struck and injured by a hit-and-run driver near Route 17 on Thursday morning.
According to Daily Voice, a silver Acura hit the sanitation worker as the victim was emptying a trash can on Mary Street near Route 17 at about 8 a.m. The driver of the Acura also hit the garbage truck before driving away from the scene.
The sanitation worker, a resident of Paterson, was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where they received treatment for a leg injury.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the authorities.
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