COCONUT CREEK (CBSMiami) – Using specialized tools and training, Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue personnel were able to free a man trapped in an overturned garbage truck Monday afternoon.

Firefighters cut through metal and glass to remove the man out of a Waste Services, INC. garbage truck which has flipped over on the Coconut Creek Parkway exit of the Florida Turnpike.

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The man entrapped in the garbage truck was conscious and speaking throughout the rescue at the time.

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Broward Sheriff Office’s Fire spokesman Mike Jachles said once freed, he was airlifted to Broward Health North Medical Center.  His injuries were said to be non-life threatening.

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The off-ramp remained closed while the truck was righted.