Cops: Go-Green garbage truck crashes in Jamesport

10/15/2012 3:37 PM |
Aquebogue, Go Green Sanitation, Riverhead police

GIANNA VOLPE PHOTO | Cops in Jamesport said the driver of this Go-Green sanitation truck fell asleep before striking a tree and ending up in a field.

A Go-Green Sanitation driver was taken to a hospital Monday after a one-vehicle crash on Peconic Bay Boulevard in Jamesport Riverhead Town police said.

Larry Burch, 47, of Riverhead, was headed east on Peconic Bay Boulevard about 12: 20 p.m. when he fell asleep and the vehicle strayed across the median, struck a small tree and came to a stop in a field between Seacove Lane and Lockitt Drive, police said.

Mr. Burch was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for complaining of dizziness, officials said.

Go-Green, Aquebogue, Riverhead police

GIANNA VOLPE PHOTO | The truck’s driver, Larry Burch, had complained of dizziness after the crash.