Almost a Darwin Award

NZ Herald:

A man fell asleep in a rubbish skip after “domestic problems” is lucky to be alive after being dumped into a that crushes the rubbish.

The South man was found by the driver, heard him banging for help from inside the compactor only because he had stopped to open a gate at a commercial property in Takinini about 4.20am on Monday.

Industry employees spoken to by the Herald yesterday said it was lucky the man was found because drivers’ routes could involve many stops and they did not always get out of their vehicles before crushing the rubbish.

A rubbish skip seems a very bad place to sleep – for multiple reasons!

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