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Garbage truck driver injured in Security Boulevard crash


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 11:41am

An accident on Security Boulevard early Monday afternoon drew numerous emergency response vehicles and a helicopter to the scene. Security Fire Department confirmed that a garbage truck flipped into a drainage ditch along the road, trapping the driver underneath.

Emergency crews received assistance from a wrecker to lift the truck about 1.5 feet in order to extract him. He was transported by helicopter to a local hospital.

The garbage truck, which later was removed from the scene via flatbed trailer, leaked some materials into the drainage system. Crews remained on scene throughout the afte...

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