Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Alert: Due to routine maintenance on the OSHA website, some pages may be temporarily unavailable.
To report an emergency, file a complaint with OSHA or ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200993863 - Tow Truck Operator Is Struck And Killed On Highway

Accident: 200993863 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30873231208/02/20057549Curtis Garage & Wrecker Service
On August 1, 2005, Employee #1, with Curtis Garage & Wrecker Service, was working outside of his parked tow truck on the shoulder of an interstate highway. A passing SUV was slowing and changing lanes when it was struck in the rear by a dump truck. The SUV lost control and struck the parked tow truck and Employee #1, who was killed.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, vehicle, collision, truck, dump truck, struck by, tow truck, lost control, highway shoulder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308732312 Fatality Other Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.