Accident Report Detail
Accident: 171110034 - Employee Killed When Struck By Runaway Vehicle
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|301761672||01/11/1999||9199||City Of Marion, Public Works|
Employee #1 was using a professional power mower to cut the grass on a 69 ft long by 5 ft wide right-of-way next to a highway. He was facing traffic when a motorist lost control of his vehicle, hit the 5 in. tall curb, and struck Employee #1. He was thrown in the air and landed 90 ft away from the initial impact. Employee #1 sustained compound leg fractures and multiple internal injuries from the blunt force of the accident, from which he died.
|1||301761672||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|