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Accident: 201095767 - Employee Struck By Vehicle While Directing Traffic

Accident: 201095767 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 06/27/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618090007/01/20021611Granite Construction
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on June 7, 2002, Employee #1 was working as a flagman in a T intersection at the top of the T, in a construction zone on a public street. There was a backhoe working in the right lane, on the right side of the T. There was also a truck with a 40 ft trailer parked beside the backhoe. Employee #1 was standing toward the center of the right hand of the bottom of the T, holding-up traffic, when the truck decided to make a left turn into the bottom of the T. As the truck was turning; Employee #1 was hit in the head by the trailer body, just in front of the back wheels of the trailer. Employee was knocked down and the wheels ran over him. Employee #1 suffered a broken right leg; broken left pinky finger; and stomach injuries. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, abdomen, finger, construction, flagman, truck, struck by, backhoe, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126180900 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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