Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 68414.015 - Tow Truck Driver Is Struck And Killed By Passing Vehicle

Accident: 68414.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 09/22/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
999841.01510/10/2014A And A Towing & Recovery,Inc.

At 9:30 p.m. on September 22, 2014, a tow truck driver was dispatched to a site to assist a disabled motorist along a highway. While the tow truck driver used a winch to pull the disabled vehicle onto the flatbed of his truck, another vehic le collided with the tow truck. The collision caused the two truck driver to be thrown against the back of his vehicle cab and struck the winch supports. The to w truck driver was killed.

Keywords: highway, highway shoulder, motor vehicle, struck by, tow truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 999841.015 55 M Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close