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Accident: 170626667 - Employee'S Leg Broken After Being Pinned Between Vehicles

Accident: 170626667 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/14/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12580846906/18/20025012Brasher'S Sacramento Auto Auction
On June 14, 2002, Employee #1 was working in the detail shop area at Brasher's Sacramento Auto Auction. Employee #1 was working in the North-West corner of the shop cleaning out the trunk of a vehicle, a Volkswagen Passat. Employee #1 was standing while leaning over into the truck when he was struck from behind by another vehicle, a Dodge Durango, being driven by a coworker. Employee #1 was pinned between the two vehicles. The employer called for emergency medical assistance and Employee #1 was taken by ambulance to Mercy San Juan Hospital. Employee #1 sustained a broken left leg and was hospitalized for 6 days.
Keywords: fracture, automotive repair, vehicle, pinned, mechanic, caught between, automobile, struck by, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125808469 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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