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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 115240.015 - Employee In Highway Work Zone Is Injured When Struck By Car

Accident: 115240.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 04/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392188.01504/10/2019Vaughn Industries, Inc.

At 9:15 a.m. on April 9, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contractor , was performing flagging duties and directing traffic while standing in a highw ay work zone. An automobile entered the work zone, swerved to avoid a parked wo rk vehicle, and struck the employee. Emergency services transported the employe e to the hospital. He was admitted for treatment of a severe head injury and a fractured leg.

Keywords: automobile, blunt force trauma, construction, flagger, flagman, fracture, head, highway work zone, leg, motor vehicle, power lines, run over, struck by, traffic control
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Other   0 0

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1392188.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Flagman FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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