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Accident: 201158623 - Employee Is Injured When Struck And Dragged By Truck

Accident: 201158623 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/15/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086454301/16/20041611Yeager-Skanska Inc
At about 11:27 a.m. on December 15, 2003, Employee #1, a regular employee of a firm of 950 employees engaged in heavy highway construction, was walking on concrete pavement on the south side of the 91 Freeway eastbound. His foreman was backing up a one-ton Ford F-350 XL flatbed truck, serial number 566, used to transport construction material. After Employee #1 had walked about 200 feet, he was run over by the truck's right rear tire, on the passenger side of the truck. The accident caused paralysis on the right side of his head and face. Also, he sustained multiple fractures of his face, left leg, and ribs, and his lungs collapsed. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, lung, paralysis, truck, rib, face, flatbed truck, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300864543 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Surveying
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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