Trash truck driver pinned by garbage bin

VISTA, Calif. - A trash truck driver was seriously injured Wednesday when he was pinned by a commercial garbage bin outside a North County apartment complex, authorities reported.

The accident in the 400 block of Oak Drive in Vista was reported about 10:15 a.m., according to sheriff's officials.

Medics airlifted the victim to a trauma center. His name and condition were not immediately available.

The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health was called in to investigate, Lt. Hank Turner said.

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