Man in stable condition after being dropped into garbage truck

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is recovering early Tuesday morning after he was found in a garbage truck, authorities say.

Around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, EMTs responded to a call on Memorial Parkway about a man who had been found in the back of a garbage truck.

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According to HEMSI spokesperson Don Webster, the man had been sleeping in a dumpster. When waste management came to collect the trash, the man was still inside.

Webster said the man was taken to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services and is now in stable condition.

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