80-year-old man hit, dragged by garbage truck

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — An elderly man suffered severe injuries after he was hit by a garbage truck Friday morning.

80-year-old Edwin Beck, Jr., was hit around 8:45 a.m. on the 2900 block of Woodshed Terrace, according to York Area Regional Police.

Police say the truck hit Beck and he ended up under the truck. The truck dragged Beck about 15 feet. He was taken to York Hospital with severe injuries to his right arm and upper body.

Police inspected the garbage truck.

The accident is still under investigation.

Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s