Spokane Garbage Truck Traps Sleeping Man From Dumpster


A man sustained non-life-threatening injuries after narrowly escaping the inside of a Spokane garbage truck.

The driver of a the truck says he called 9-1-1 after hearing a person screaming from inside the truck on Monday. The man inside fell asleep in the dumpster and was picked up by a solid waste collections team. 

The Spokane Fire Department helped by getting the load of garbage deposited and getting the man out as safely as possible. He was then transported to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.