Construction Worker Dies in Dump Truck Accident
A construction worker was struck by a dump truck backing up to deliver its load along Interstate 55 outside of Bloomsdale Missouri July 2, 2012. The news report on the St. Louis Today website states that the man was crossing the lanes at the construction site and looked one way but not the other. There were cones marking the construction area and there are no indications that there will be any charges for this unfortunate accident. The driver of the truck and the victim worked for different companies.
Road construction is a hazardous job and proper precautions against any accidents must be taken to insure the safety of workers and passing motorists. The amount of recent accidents in the St. Louis area is proof enough that all workers and drivers need to be extra careful when approaching a construction zone.
Anyone who is injured on a job such as this should be represented by an experienced St. Louis personal injury attorney. Even if a workers compensation claim has been filed you still may benefit from having a knowledgeable personal injury attorney on your side. If you have been injured on the job or at a construction site visit our website to contact one of our St Louis personal injury experts today.