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Sleeping man rescued from Workington recycling wagon

A man who fell asleep in a waste container narrowly avoided being crushed when he was scooped inside a recycling wagon.

Emergency services were called when a collector heard him banging inside the vehicle which was doing its rounds in Workington.

They managed to extricate him and he walked away unhurt.

  • 27 May 2016
  • From the section Cumbria