Autistic teenager injured in trash truck compactor

An autistic teen age boy who got stuck in a yard container while he was crushing debris, was accidentally picked up in the container and dumped into a trash truck. The truck driver ran the compactor and the boy suffered injuries including a broken pelvis, cuts and lacerations to the face, elbows and knees and bruises on his torso. The truck driver discovered the boy when he stopped to pick up another container and the boy, who was trying to climb out, fell out of his truck.

The accident occurred in front of the boy’s home in Portland, Oregon reports Seattle’s KOMO News.com. His parents had called 911 about the time the boy was discovered by the driver.

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