Garbage man hit by garbage truck in Shelton (map)
SHELTON - A sanitation worker was injured this morning when the garbage truck he was working on backed into his leg, police said.
Police said a garbage truck from Trash Master was at the intersection of Mulberry and Bayberry lanes at about 8 a.m. John Glacia, 31, of New Haven was riding on the truck and David Douglas, 51, of West Haven was driving the truck, police said.
Police said Douglas was backing up the truck when the rear tire struck Glacia's leg and knocked him to the ground.
Shelton police and EMS responded and found Glacia conscious and alert. He was taken to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment of the non-life threatening injury.