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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170843031 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Rolling Ambulance

Accident: 170843031 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 12/28/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12559008301/04/19994119Mercy St. Helena Ambulance
Employee #1, a licensed EMT ambulance driver, turned off the ignition and was leaving the 1993 Ford Econoline ambulance when it began rolling on a slight incline on a public street. She attempted to re-enter the driver's door and stop the vehicle, but was run over. Employee #1 suffered multiple fractures of her ribs, pelvis, and femur, and crushing internal injuries to several organs. The emergency brake had not been set, and the automatic gear selector was apparently moved to a position between park and reverse.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle in gear, brake, work rules, driver, pelvis, rib, run over, motor vehicle, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125590083 Hospitalized injury Fracture Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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