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Accident: 14302756 - Two Highway Workers Struck By Vehicle

Accident: 14302756 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 12/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11172005812/23/19941611Agency Of Transportation
At approximately 12:15 p.m. on December 22, 1994, Employees #1 and #2 were applying cold patch to a state highway surface. An approaching vehicle, traveling at approximately 41 mph, failed to notice the warning flashers or the orange-vested workers, and hit the two employees. Employee #1 suffered fractures and damaged ligaments in both lower legs and Employee #2 suffered multiple compound fractures to both lower legs. Both were hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, highway, speeding, construction, reflective vest, motor vehicle, inattention, leg, road paving, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111720058 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators
2 111720058 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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