Redmond firefighters rescue man dropped from dumpster into garbage truck

REDMOND, Wash. -- Firefighters rescued a man Tuesday morning who was inside of a dumpster and dropped into a garbage truck.

According to the Redmond Police Department, a Waste Management truck emptied the dumpster on NE 80th St near Redmond Elementary School. The worker heard the man yelling and immediately stopped the truck and called for help.

Firefighters rescued the man from the truck and were checking him for any possible injuries.

Crews were clearing the scene around 7:30 a.m. No further details were released.

Waste Management provided the following tips for customers: