City of San Diego trash truck driver pinned by vehicle

Posted at 4:51 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 21:06:44-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A trash truck rolled out of control down a Mission Hills street Wednesday, pinning the sanitation worker to another car.

The crash happened at noon on Fort Stockton Dr.

William Wise owns the car and usually keeps it in his driveway but he pulled it out today to bring out his garbage cans.

Wise didn’t hear the impact when the 25-ton City of San Diego trash truck hit his Volvo.

The truck’s driver was in good enough condition to radio for help. The City’s Environmental Services Department used GPS to track the driver. Another employee went to the scene to help.

“Hopefully, everything is all right with the driver. I mean a car can always be replaced,” Wise said.

There's no word on what caused the crash.