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Accident: 111640.015 - Employee Sustains Leg Amputation When Pinned By Cars

Accident: 111640.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 12/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364759.01512/06/2018Pleasanton Car Wash Inc.
At 11:12 a.m. on December 6, 2018, Employee #1 was washing the rear of a white Ford Explorer that was on the conveyor system in a car wash tunnel. A coworker drove a black Ford Expedition into the tunnel and guided it onto the conveyor belt at the entrance of the tunnel, approximately 20 feet away from Employee #1, who was washing the Ford Explorer. The coworker attempted to put the black Ford Expedition in neutral and accidentally accelerated, striking the white Ford Explorer and pinning Employee #1 between the two cars. Employee #1 was hospitalized and sustained an amputation of his right leg.
Keywords: pinned, amputated, crushed, amputation, leg, conveyor, tunnel, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364759.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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