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Inspection: 114947583 - Gust K Newberg Construction Co
Inspection Information - Office: Indiana
Report ID: 0551800
Open Date: 04/20/1992
Gust K Newberg Construction Co
Idot R19493 I 65 South Indianapolis, IN 46237
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Attn Otis Gilbert Newman Po Box 17514, Indianapolis, IN 46217
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 903351
One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Automobile
At approximately 3:45 a.m. on April 18, 1992, Employees #1 and #2 were checking interstate construction/traffic barricades to ensure that they were in proper positions for the morning traffic. They were working either behind the barricade/traffic barrels or away from the traffic when an automobile traveling in the southbound lane of the interstate, driven by an alleged drunken driver, crashed through the warning barrels and struck the two employees. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene and Employee #2 was critically injured with internal injuries and fractures, for which he was hospitalized.
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