A man that allegedly stole a motor vehicle and was speeding in an attempt to make good his escape died tragically Sunday morning.
The incident occurred on Spanish Town Road early Sunday morning which has left the alleged car thief dead.
Police and fire personnel were kept busy on the scene where the car had collided with the garbage truck in the vicinity of Riverton City.
Reports from the police are that the man had stolen a Toyota Axio vehicle and was speeding along the roadway, when the vehicle collided with the garbage truck in the vicinity of Riverton City, on Spanish Town Road.
A female, who is the owner of the stolen Toyota Axio had only purchased the car on Friday, May 19, 2017, and the last time she saw her vehicle was 1 a.m.
The driver of the garbage truck suffered minor injuries and is being treated at a hospital.
Written by Stacey Fowler