Delivery driver pinned under rear wheels of truck
an E-bike delivery driver narrowly escaped death after falling under the wheels of a semi-truck. The incident occurred on Eastbound Canal Street Monday afternoon at 2:40pm near the intersection of Mott. In dashcam video obtained, the delivery driver can be seen following the truck then swerve out to pass the truck on the left before he lost control and wound up pinned under the truck’s rear wheels.
Delivery driver attempting to pass truck
Emergency Responders were able to extricate driver from truck wheels
Massive response from NYPD and FDNY
Emergency workers were able to extricate delivery worker from under truck and transport him to hospital. The delivery driver suffered leg injuries but escaped certain death due to an alert truck driver who stopped immediately. E-bike delivery workers zipping in & out of traffic are a common sight in NYC with many using pedestrian sidewalks to beat traffic. City leaders have failed to crack down on unsafe operators.