HAWTHORNE, N.J. — A sanitation employee was hospitalized with a leg injury after a driver hit a recycling truck on Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Thursday morning.
The driver of a GMC Terrain hit the rear of a recycling truck near the intersection of Lafayette and Utter avenues around 9 a.m. Thursday, Capt. Jeffrey Vanderhook said.
The victim was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Vanderhook said.
The accident closed Lafayette Avenue between Utter and Florence avenues until around 9:40 a.m.
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