A 36-year-old homeless man was injured Monday morning when he was dropped into a trash truck while sleeping in a dumpster in Port Richmond, officials said.

Police and fire units responded to the Speedway gas station at 3600 Aramingo Ave. about 6:45 a.m. for a reported injury.

There, they learned a man was sleeping in a dumpster when a trash truck emptied the container. He was transported to Temple University Hospital in stable condition, according to police.