Michael Chavez struck by tractor-trailer on Oak Point Avenue in Hunts Point
THE BRONX - A truck driver is in the hospital after being struck by a tractor-trailer in Hunts Point.
News 12 exclusively obtained surveillance video from a nearby business that shows a parked semi-truck roll into a big wheeler parked in front of it, and pinning a man in between.
It happened at around 5:45 a.m., right outside of 1290 Oak Point Ave.
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According to a Yonkers-based trucking company, the victim is 32-year-old Michael Chavez, one of its mechanics and drivers. It says Chavez was unloading produce for a wholesaler at the time of the accident.
Police spoke with the driver of the truck that hit the man and administered a Breathalyzer. The investigation is ongoing.