Garbage truck tosses woman from bench in wild video


A viral video displays the minute an upstate New York rubbish truck driver unintentionally rips a bench out of the ground — sending a woman sitting on it to the pavement.

The unidentified female was demonstrated casually sitting on the bench in downtown Rochester, sipping a beverage as she watched the truck’s hydraulic arm come out to grab a close by rubbish can.

In so carrying out, the claw unintentionally grabbed the edge of the bench’s proper arm, yanking it out of the ground as it pulled the can again in — jolting the lady forward.

Her consume was also trashed, spilling as it flew out of her hand as she came to a halt just right before hitting the truck on the edge of the street.

A witness immediately alerted the crew, with the lady stumbling forward once more after her to start with bid to get to her ft.

The July incident was hardly ever reported, on the other hand — and only arrived to gentle late very last thirty day period when another person came forward with the video clip now found far more than 620,000 times, Rochester officers explained to the Democrat and Chronicle.

“We’re really making an attempt to achieve out and come across her, and make sure that she’s all appropriate,” Karen St. Aubin of the town environmental products and services section told the paper of the thriller benched female.

“We would adore to know who she is and how she is.”

The driver retired soon just after the incident, but it was totally unconnected, officers claimed. The metropolis regulation division was investigating, St. Aubin told the paper.