It happened shortly after 5 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of Mystic Apartments on the 100 block of Exton Avenue.
For reasons unknown, the trash fell out of the truck. Moments later, seagulls arrived on the scene and took advantage of the unfortunate incident.
Residents described the smell as foul and unbearable.
The cleanup began soon after the trash hit the parking lot.
A cause for the mishap is under investigation. null