Homeless man trapped in garbage truck rescued in Dunwoody | News


ATLANTA (CBS46) — Dunwoody police rescued a homeless man trapped inside a garbage truck Friday morning just as it completed its dumpster route along Womack Road. 


Officers responded to an entrapment call at around 5 a.m. The caller indicated a person was trapped inside the garbage truck.


Several police and fire units responded and managed to pull the man out. The dumpster compacted each time after a load was picked up, but luckily the man survived with no life-threatening injuries.


Officers on scene say they were told he was sleeping in a dumpster somewhere on Winters Chapel Road.


The man was transported to the hospital by ambulance for further evaluation.

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