The vehicles collided at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 61st Street in Bensonhurst just after 2:15 a.m.
The force of the crash flipped the sanitation vehicle onto its side.
A passenger in the Jeep Cherokee was killed.
The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Lutheran Medical Center, as well as a passenger in the sanitation truck.
They were being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the SUV was taken into custody.
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