DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster on Lake June Road woke up in the hospital today.READ MORE: Former West Mesquite High School Football Player Aaron Lowe Fatally Shot In Utah
The dumpster was emptied by city workers into the back of a trash truck as scheduled.
The driver of the truck saw the man through a camera mounted on the truck, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans, but not before the compactor was activated.READ MORE: 'What More Would I Want?' Dallas Cowboys Trumpeter Freddie Jones On Entertaining Fans
The man survived with some injuries.
Firefighters dug through waist-deep trash to rescue him.MORE NEWS: Denton Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Woman In Wheelchair
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