Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170744692 - Employee Killed When Pinned Under Truck
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|124565516||10/29/1998||9221||Nycpd Esu Garage|
On Wednesday, October 27, 1998, Employee #1, an auto mechanic, was repairing a New York City Police Department emergency service truck. He was underneath the vehicle when it apparently rolled backward, pinning him underneath the rear differential casing, which had a floor clearance of 9 1/2 in. He was discovered by a police officer and taken by ambulance to Bellevue Hospital. He suffered a lacerated aorta from blunt impact injuries and was pronounced dead at 8:15 p.m. There were no witnesses to the accident.