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Truck forced to back down Dean Street into Vanderbilt intersection

Location: 
Dean Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt
When: 
November 26, 2014 - 8:26am

A truck related to one of the businesses on Dean Street was forced to back half a block down Dean Street into the Vanderbilt AVenue intersection.  Ultimately it backed into the south bound lanes of Vanderbilt.  
 
The truck appeared to be picking up a container from a commercial building mid-block on Dean Street.  I think the container was construction debris.  The truck pulled out into Dean Street using a break in the construction fence, then backed up into the street the wrong way.  It then backed all the way up the street into Vanderbilt intersection.  
 
It definitely wasn't a safe way to go about things.  Traffic, including a public bus, had backed up so they may have felt pressed to act.  
 
The following video captures the truck backing up and at the end of the video the truck is visible in the distance backing onto Vanderbilt AVenue the wrong way:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P4UKbCXxYo&list=UU80z_6IGgNNMwtGZRmf02lQ