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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 109262.015 - Employee Falls From Highway Overpass And Is Killed

Accident: 109262.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347235.01509/19/2018California Department Of Transportation
At 3:00 a.m. on September 19, 2018, an employee, for an unknown reason, stepped directly on top of the concrete median wall of an overpass. After walking back and forth on top of the wall, he jumped and landed 50 feet below onto the groundcover next to the freeway that connected a ramp. Emergency services were contacted by coworkers and, upon arrival, the employee was taken to a nearby hospital. The employee was admitted and treated for multiple rib fractures and other internal injuries, which he later died from.
Keywords: rib, highway, concrete slab, emergency response, fracture, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347235.015 57 M Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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