OKC man hospitalized after being trapped in garbage truck

Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 12:15 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Emergency services in Oklahoma City transported one man to the hospital after he was found in the back of a garbage truck Monday morning.

According to KFOR, the incident occurred at around 6:00 a.m. near the intersection of Southwest 20th Street and Kentucky Avenue. Officials say a resident made it known that they heard someone screaming in the back of the truck. A man was extracted from the bed shortly afterwards.

The circumstances that led the man to become trapped in the truck have not been made available. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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