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Accident: 116614.015 - Employee Breaks Arm After Being Pinned By Rolling Vehicle

Accident: 116614.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 12/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368875.01501/02/2019Ultimate Auto Service, Inc.
At 11:15 p.m. on December 18, 2019, an employee was loading a car onto a flatbed tow truck. Once on the flatbed, the car was not secured and rolled towards the flatbed tow truck cab. The employee attempted to halt the movement and extended his left arm towards the car's right rear tire, which rolled over his left wrist /lower arm area. The employee became pinned between the tire and the flatbed of the tow truck (likely the winch motor). He broke his radius and ulna bones in hi s left arm and was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, caught between, caught by, flatbed truck, fracture, hand, lost control, motor vehicle, pinched, pinned, run over, struck by, tire, tow truck, unsecured, vehicle, wheel, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368875.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, light

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