Homeless Man Rescued from Garbage-Filled Truck

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    Dallas emergency personnel used ladders and ropes to rescue an apparent homeless man buried in garbage in the back of a trash-hauling vehicle.

    Dallas emergency personnel used ladders and ropes to rescue an apparent homeless man buried in garbage in the back of a trash-hauling vehicle.

    The injured man was rescued shortly before 5 a.m. and was taken to Baylor Hospital in serious condition.

    Dallas Fire-Rescue said the garbage truck driver was compacting the trash on his way to the next pickup stop, when he heard screaming.

    Homeless Man Rescued from Trash Truck

    [DFW] Homeless Man Rescued from Trash Truck
    Dallas emergency personnel used ladders and ropes to rescue an apparent homeless man buried in garbage in the back of a trash-hauling vehicle.

    The man's hips were crushed but he did wave as he was hoisted from the trash truck with a pully system by the Urban Search and Rescue team, Dallas Fire-Rescue officials said.

    Temperatures in the Dallas area were in the mid-40s early Monday.