City worker run over by own truck in bizarre accident

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PHOENIX - A city employee was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after a bizarre accident.

Initial reports indicate a Dept. of Public Works employee was collecting recycled paper when he leaned over to talk on his radio and lost his balance, causing him to fall from his truck. That is when police say the truck ran over him before continuing down an incline and crashing into a large garage door.

The truck reportedly ran over the worker's torso. He was taken to St. Joe's Hospital and is listed in stable condition.