Woman injured after falling between dock and trash compactor at Salt Lake International Airport

SALT LAKE CITY -- A woman was injured Friday morning after being stuck between a trash compactor and a loading dock at Salt Lake City International Airport.

According to an airport spokesperson, a female employee fell between a dumpster and a loading dock around 9:20 a.m.

The dumpster is rampside outside of SLC Airport Terminal One.  Emergency crews responded and the woman was taken to a hospital.

Airport spokeswoman Nancy Volmer says the woman was walking up a ramp to drop some boxes in the compactor, and slipped or somehow fell.

Volmer says the woman was alert and talking when she was transported to a hospital.

She is a contract worker at the airport and works for Hojeij Branded Foods.

A previous version of this article incorrectly attributed information from SL Fire Tweets to the Salt Lake City Fire Department.