Man rescued after getting stuck in garbage truck in Los Altos

LOS ALTOS (KRON) — A man had to be rescued from the back of garbage truck on Wednesday after he got stuck in the compactor.

It happened in Los Altos at around 10:00 a.m.

The man was stuck for about 30 minutes. He was taken to the hospital.

The injuries were not life-threatening.

At this point, it is still not clear how the man ended up in the garbage truck compactor.

Fire officials say there was a language barrier between the crews and the victim.



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