Trash Hauler Pinned By Truck

OSTERVILLE – A Wareham trash hauler avoided serious injury this morning after his truck rolled forward and pinned him against a dumpster.wimpys dumpster

Barnstable Police Sgt. Sean Sweeney says dispatchers got a call about 4:10 this morning from a neighbor who heard someone screaming for help behind Wimpy’s Restaurant in Osterville.

When three officers arrived they found Frank Travis, 44, pinned. Two officers steadied Travis while a third backed the truck off.

He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Sweeney.

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Sweeney says Travis was trapped for about 90 minutes.