San Francisco homeless man being checked for injuries after being found in garbage truck

A San Francisco homeless man who was sleeping in a dumpster Tuesday morning is being checked out for injuries after being picked up by a garbage collection truck.

Crews became aware of the problem just before 7 a.m. when the man started banging on the truck.

Firefighters who were called to the rescue say the man is conscious and breathing, but they called an ambulan ce to check him out for any possible injuries.