Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14216865 - One Employee Killed And Two Injured In Vehicle Accident
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|126889211||08/26/1996||4953||City Of Hartford Dpw Waste & Recycling Division|
At approximately 2:48 p.m. on August 26, 1996, a refuse truck was traveling northbound on the highway returning to the storage yard with the truck's compactor full. Employee #1, the driver, lost control of the vehicle while maneuvering in traffic. The truck rolled on to its passenger side and slid approximately 150 ft along the northbound lanes. Employee #1 was ejected and sustained fatal injuries. Employee #2 and Employee #3, both laborers, were riding in the three-person cab and were not ejected. Employee #2 and Employee #3 sustained multiple bruises, abrasions and lacerations and were hospitalized for two days.
|1||126889211||Fatality||Other||Truck drivers, heavy|
|2||126889211||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Garbage collectors|
|3||126889211||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Garbage collectors|