Wisconsin police shared dash cam footage of an intense crash between a semi truck and a a garbage truck as a reminder to drivers to making sure that all through traffic lanes are clear before entering an intersection from a stop sign.
The video was shared by the Manitowoc Police Department on October 1.
Police say that the crash occurred around 10:15 a.m. on September 30 at the intersection Memorial Drive and Mirro Drive in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
From a police press release describing the crash:
MTPD Officers learned that a garbage truck, being driven by a 39 year-old Manitowoc male, was turning north onto Memorial Drive from Mirro Drive when a semi-tractor/trailer traveling south on Memorial Drive collided with the garbage truck in the intersection. The semi was being driven by a 52 year-old rural Manitowoc man. A 33 year-old Manitowoc female was a passenger in the garbage truck. All three subjects were injured as a result of the accident and they were transported to area hospitals.
Police say that the garbage truck driver was cited for Failure to Yield the Right of Way while making a left hand turn.