NORTH BELLMORE - Police have confirmed that two people are dead and one person is in critical condition following an accident involving a garbage truck in North Bellmore.

The incident happened at 11:41 a.m. on Newbridge Road at Camp Avenue.

Police say a car collided with a Jamaica Ash carting truck going northbound on Newbridge Road.

According to police, the car had three passengers. A male and female passenger were killed, and the rear-seat passenger was critically injured. Officials say the truck driver was not injured.

The victims’ identities are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Newbridge Road is closed due to the investigation.

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