He must have felt rubbish! Fortunate moment reveller is rescued after falling asleep in a wheelie bin and being dumped in a bin lorry the next morning 

  • The man, believed to be named Daniel, fell asleep overnight in wheelie bin
  • He was shockingly dumped the next day during the morning collection 
  • Bin men heard knocking from inside and had to call in emergency services
  • Daniel emerged in high spirits after being saved in Workington, Cumbria
  • Incredible footage shows the rescue which policeman films on his iPhone 

A deep sleeper had to be rescued after he slumbered in a wheelie bin overnight before being accidentally tipped into the garbage truck the following morning.

Astonishing footage captures the dishevelled man, believed to be named Daniel, emerging from the waste vehicle in Workington, Cumbria.

Emergency workers, including a policemen, appear to be taking videos during the rescue attempt.

Help! Emergency services attempt to rescue a man, called Daniel, who is stuck inside a garbage truck
Incredible footage shows the rescue that a policeman films on his iPhone

Help! Emergency servicemen attempt to rescue a man, called Daniel, who is stuck inside a garbage truck 

The night before Daniel had reportedly fallen asleep in a bin before being picked up and dumped during this morning's rubbish collection.

Fortunately the waste workers heard his loud knocking from inside before they could load another bin into the vehicle.

While trapped inside fire crews and police officers could then be seen shouting: 'Daniel can you slide out from the back now. Come on out, follow the light.'

In the video the servicemen guide the man to the rear of the vehicle after his lucky escape.

Daniel was fortunate to make it past the hydraulic plate which squashes rubbish into the back of the bin lorry.

Once revealed he gives a big thumbs up before asking all the onlookers: 'What you taking selfies for?'

The video was posted on Facebook by former lorry driver Jordan Nicholson, who said: 'He fell asleep in a bin last night and got put in the back of the wagon this morning.

Rubbish night: The evening before Daniel had reportedly fallen asleep in a wheelie bin before being picked up and dumped during today's collection
The servicemen guide the man to the rear of the vehicle after his lucky escape

Rubbish night out: The evening before Daniel had reportedly fallen asleep in a wheelie bin before being picked up and dumped during today's collection

'They we're just about to put another bin on and they heard him banging. It's unreal how lucky he's been not to get chopped up.'

Facebook users have expressed their shock under the video, which has now notched up over 43,000 views.

Sarah Mitchell wrote: 'Omg that's made my morning. Why did he even go in there?'

And Gareth Donoghue posted: 'Why the f*** is the copper recording it though?'

How the! Daniel appears in high spirits surviving unscathed from the dangerous rubbish compactor plates
Once revealed he gives a big thumbs up before asking all the onlookers: 'What you taking selfies for?'

How the! Daniel appears in high spirits surviving unscathed from the dangerous rubbish compactor press

Crew manager of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, Simon Rodger, said: 'A gentleman that had been asleep in a large rubbish bin got tipped into the actual wagon.

'We can only assume he was asleep at the very bottom because the workers had checked there was nobody in the bin because it was full of cardboard.

'He's been tipped into the back of the wagon and the wagon itself has scooped him right into the heart of the machine.'

'The operator had heard banging and realised somebody was in there, and therefore called us out.'

'He was trapped in the machine but he was completely unhurt. When they released the crusher he walked out unharmed.'

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