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The incident near a shopping center at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and East 32nd Street.
A private sanitation truck is sinking into an elevated parking deck in Flatbush.

The truck began sinking into the structure in the 1600 block of Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn just after 3 a.m. Tuesday.

The driver was able to get out of the truck as two sections of the parking deck collapsed under the vehicle.

Police closed the parking lot, where there is a strip mall nearby, to evaluate its stability.

A freight line maintained by the Long Island Rail Road that runs under the structure was halted.