Michael Chavez struck by tractor-trailer on Oak Point Avenue in Hunts Point

News 12 obtained surveillance video of the accident. (4/14/14)

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. 

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