1 charged with DWI after crash with city dump truck

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Update as of 6/23: Syracuse Police have confirmed that the driver whose car crashed with a city dump truck was drunk.

Cueshan Allen, 40, has been charged with a DWI for the crash that happened at Scoville Avenue and Oak Street.

The garbage truck driver wasn’t hurt or ticketed. There were five other people in Allen’s car, including a 10-year-old girl.

They were treated for injuries that were considered non-life threatening.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Three people were injured in a crash that involved a City of Syracuse garbage truck. The incident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of Scoville Avenue and Oak Street.

A preliminary investigation says the garbage truck was traveling on Scoville Avenue, while the car was traveling on Oak Street when the two collided at the intersection. There were five people in the car, and three were taken to local hospitals with injuries.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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