Garbage truck accident kills 1 injures 4

A parked garbage truck accidentally got released from its brakes and rammed into a house killing one person and injuring four others in Kotahena this morning.

The police said that the driver of the truck had parked the vehicle and went for tea and at that time the truck had gone on reverse and slammed into a house 50 meters away.

An inmate of the house was killed in the accident while four others, including two women were also injured.

The driver of the garbage truck has been arrested.