Man in serious condition after being found inside trash truck

KWCH – July 5, 2017

Wichita – A man is in serious condition after being pulled from a trash truck this morning.

It happened at The Willows, which is an apartment complex near Pawnee and I-135.

Emergency officials at the scene say he was likely in the trash compactor part of the trash truck for 15 minutes when they got the alarm.

Crews got him out of the truck and rushed him to the hospital. He suffered some broken bones, but none of his injuries are considered life-threatening.

According to reports from the scene, the person was apparently in a dumpster, which was picked up and dumped into a trash truck.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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