Hackensack Fire Fighters Rescue Trapped Truck Driver after Tailgate Malfunction

A tailgate malfunction sent Hackensack fire crews to rescue a trapped truck driver today.

Crews responded to 55 Temple Avenue for a truck driver who was trapped in his truck after the tailgate malfunctioned when dumping a load of stones.

Firefighters quickly secured the truck with struts and safely removed the driver with the use of aerials.

No injuries were reported.

Photo: City of Hackensack Fire Department