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Man rescued after being trapped in sanitation truck in Las Vegas

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Posted at 12:45 PM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 15:45:32-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Early Saturday morning Las Vegas Fire & Rescue (LVFR) responded to a call of a man who was trapped in a sanitation truck.

Authorities say the man became trapped after the dumpster he was sleeping inside of was emptied into the truck.

LVFR and officers from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are credited with quick action in the man's rescue without injuries.