Garbage truck

The scene of a Vallejo  accident involving two skateboarders and a Recology garbage truck on November 11, 2011. 12-year-old Joseph Tafoya was killed in the accident. (CBS)

Child Killed, Another Hurt In Crash Involving Vallejo Garbage Truck

An 11-year-old boy who was skateboarding with a another child died Friday afternoon after crashing into a Vallejo garbage truck.


A Recology garbage truck seen at the scene of a Richmond District crash (CBS)

4 Injured In SF Richmond District Garbage Truck Crash

Several people were injured in a crash that blocked part of California Street in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood Tuesday morning.


Crews clear a trash truck crash at the MacArthur Maze (CBS)

Big-Rig Tumbles Off Eastbound I-80 Near MacArthur Maze

Two lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Oakland near the MacArthur Maze were blocked late Tuesday night after a big-rig fell from a nearby on-ramp, overturning in a grassy area.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

Garbage Truck Overturns On Hwy. 101 In San Jose

Three lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose were closed Monday evening when a garbage truck overturned, leaking about 100 gallons of oil onto the roadway, a San Jose fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011


Good Question: Why Is Garbage Picked Up Early In The Morning?

The early bird might get the worm, but the early garbage truck wakes the neighborhood. Carl Seike in San Mateo asked this Good Question: Why do garbage companies pick up trash early in the morning?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010



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