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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315011049 - City Of Chicago - Streets & Sanitation Dept.

Inspection Information - Office: Illinois Public Sector

Nr: 315011049Report ID: 0551701Open Date: 02/08/2011

City Of Chicago - Streets & Sanitation Dept.
121 N. La Salle Street,#700 Attn: Comm T. Byrnes
Chicago, IL 60602
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9199/General Government, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 921190/Other General Government Support
Mailing: 121 N. La Salle Street, Rm 700, Chicago, IL 60602

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:03/03/2011
Close Case:04/11/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3500210 03/08/2011 03/11/2011 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202601845Event: 01/22/2011Employee Is Killed When Vehicle Strikes Automobile
On January 22, 2011, Employee #1, a field vehicle investigator, was enforcing a no parking ban on city streets with 2 in. of snow and working from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. on an assigned route. She drove a city vehicle that followed by, or along with a tow truck to haul away illegally parked vehicle. At approximately 1:38 a.m. on January 22, 2011, Employee #1 was driving a sport utility vehicle, and her automobile was struck by a westbound vehicle. She was transported to the emergency room of a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy revealed that she died of hemothorax due to a laceration of the aorta that resulted from the collision of the automobile striking her sport utility vehicle.
Keywords: collision, struck by, motor vehicle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315011049 Fatality Other Sheriffs, bailiffs, other law enforcement officers

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