Garbage truck crashes Into NC day care center

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) – A city garbage truck crashed into a day care in Greensboro.

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Friendly Avenue, near Westover Terrace.

The children and workers were inside when the accident happened. All 145 kids are accounted for and are safe. Some of the kids told WFMY it sounded like thunder when the truck hit the building.

Parents should pick up their children at Hillcrest and Market Street.

Police say the city-owned truck and a Honda Civic collided on Friendly Avenue. The truck ran through the parking lot and slammed into the kitchen of the building.

EMS took the driver and passenger in the truck to the hospital for minor injuries. Neither the driver or passenger in the Civic were hurt.

Piedmont Natural Gas, Duke Energy and city workers are inspecting the building.

No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.


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