Rescuers free man from truck tangled in power lines

February 8, 2011

By Staff

Emergency crews responded to Northwest Mall Street early Feb. 4 after a Waste Management truck became snared in power lines, trapping a man inside the cab.

Rescuers freed the injured man at about 7:30 a.m.

Eastside Fire & Rescue and Puget Sound Energy crews responded to the incident in the 1600 block of Northwest Mall Street as news helicopters thudded overhead.

Waste Management handles garbage pickup in most areas of Issaquah.

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