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Accident: 201151677 - Employee Is Injured When Truck Tire Blows Up

Accident: 201151677 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589752010/20/19987538Travel Centers Of America
At approximately 148 a.m. on August 3, 1998, an employee, a customer parts representative, sustained central spinal cord injuries, when a truck tire that he had just inflated exploded, knocking him backwards. The tire was partially out of the 5-bar tire cage, when it blew. He was transported to the Desert Medical Center, Palm Springs, where he remained hospitalized for 10-days. The employee lost the ability to use his arms and legs. The injury required him to undergo extensive physical therapy to regain the use of the limbs.
Keywords: air pressure, paralysis, spine, struck by, arm, vertebra, leg, tire, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125897520 Hospitalized injury Other Sales workers, parts

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