2009-10-09 / Top Stories

Obese, Homeless, Extricated From Car


An unidentified homeless man who had been living in his car, which was parked at Beach 48 Street near Beach Channel Drive, had to be extricated by firefighters on Wednesday morning when his damaged foot got caught under the brake pedal. Officials say that the man was nearly 600 pounds, and it took specialized equipment to cut him from the car. Pictured, firefighters work to cut man from his car.Photo by Chris Kalisak. An unidentified homeless man who had been living in his car, which was parked at Beach 48 Street near Beach Channel Drive, had to be extricated by firefighters on Wednesday morning when his damaged foot got caught under the brake pedal. Officials say that the man was nearly 600 pounds, and it took specialized equipment to cut him from the car. Pictured, firefighters work to cut man from his car.Photo by Chris Kalisak. Obese man is placed in gurney before being moved into ambulance, which took him to Peninsula Hospital Center for treatment. Obese man is placed in gurney before being moved into ambulance, which took him to Peninsula Hospital Center for treatment.

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