Garland Landfill Employee Backed Over by Dump Truck, Police Say - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Garland Landfill Employee Backed Over by Dump Truck, Police Say

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    Employee Injured After Truck Hits Them at Landfill: PD

    An employee was injured after a truck reversed over them at a Garland landfill Tuesday morning, police said. (Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

    An employee at the Garland landfill is recovering from serious injuries after being backed over by a dumptruck Tuesday morning, police say.

    According to Garland police, an employee was picking up trash when a the driver of a dump truck in line to drop off a load backed up and accidentally struck the employee.

    The employee was transported by air ambulance to a local hospital from the landfill at 3175 Elm Grove Road.

    The extent of the person's injuries is unclear, but NBC 5 has learned he's in stable, but serious, condition.

    The incident is being investigated as an accident and charges are not expected to be filed.

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