August 29, 2014

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Garbage truck goes into pond at senior living complex

WESTLAKE — An Allied Waste garbage truck drove into a pond at a senior living complex on Westlake Village Drive at 8:37 this morning, according to police Capt. Guy Turner.

According to Turner, the 60-year-old male driver suffered a medical emergency.

The driver was conscious and breathing at the scene and has been transported to St. John Medical Center by the Westlake Fire Department.

The garbage truck will be removed by Allied Waste, and there is no evidence at this time that any contents leaked or spilled.