GA woman “nearly crushed” after being dropped into dumpster

Woman rescued after falling into dumpster when throwing out trash, gets stuck in trash truck

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. — A Georgia woman was seriously injured after she was dropped from a dumpster into a garbage truck and nearly crushed, according to WTVM.

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Bainbridge Public Safety Chief Redell Walton told WTVM that the woman was inside the dumpster at Captain D’s Thursday around noon when a garbage truck emptied the dumpster.


Walton said she fell a long way into the truck. An employee saw it happen and alerted first responders and the driver.

The woman was rushed to the hospital and then life-flighted to another hospital.

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Her identity and condition have not been released. It’s unclear why she was inside the dumpster.

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