Man sleeping in dumpster accidentally picked up by garbage truck

National
54230640_2432523116818064_2474863303889780736_n_1552055434164.jpg

A man is being treated for minor injuries after officials say he was picked up unknowingly by a garbage truck after sleeping in a dumpster.

The Bangor Maine Fire Department says the operator of the truck had no idea the man was picked up until cries for help were heard.

Crews with the fire department were able to get the man out with help from the garbage truck operator.

He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download our news app

Get it on Google Play