Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201764008 - Employee Is Killed By Drunk Driver In Construction Zone

Accident: 201764008 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 10/16/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31578385210/17/20111611Angel Brothers Enterprises
At approximately 3:45 a.m. on October 15, 2011, Employee #1 was working on a highway construction project. Employee #1 was shoveling loose gravel along an elevated bridge along an interstate highway. He was working within a tapered area approximately 6200 feet from the placement of the first traffic cone. Off-duty policemen were directing traffic as it merged into one lane from two lanes. A drunk driver traveling through the tapered area lost control of his vehicle and veered into the lane closure, striking and killing Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was pronounced dead.
Keywords: highway, dwi, struck by, run over, highway shoulder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315783852 Fatality Other Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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.