Man sleeping in dumpster In McKees Rocks gets trapped in garbage truck, loses prosthetic leg

  • Source: WTAE-TV ABC 4 Pittsburgh
  • Published: 04/18/2019 05:39 AM

Emergency crews found a man stuck inside a garbage truck early Thursday morning in McKees Rocks. According to officials, the man was sleeping in the dumpster but was tossed into the truck when the operator emptied it. When the operator heard the man yelling, he called 911. Crews on the scene tried to get the man out of the truck, but he refused to come out until he found his prosthetic leg. After 30 minutes, police ordered him out of the truck. First responders at the scene said the man had no major injuries but was taken to a local hospital. Workers will be looking for the man's prosthetic leg when they get to the trash dump to empty the truck.


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