Construction Site Accidents Seem To Be On The Rise Again

Come on kids, do I really need to repeat myself? If you’re in, on or around a construction site or zone, slow down, pay extra-close attention to your speed, lane position and surroundings and just assume the constructions workers CAN’T see you.

Waterloo woman killed in construction accident

https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/waterloo-woman-killed-in-construction-accident/article_94418324-47ae-5722-812d-27e310093a10.htmlCHARITON, IOWA
A Waterloo woman working in a construction site in southern Iowa has died after being struck by a vehicle.

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Man killed in South Rd industrial accident involving crane

https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/law-order/man-serious-hurtly-in-south-rd-industrial-accident/news-story/7a0cfa4a117436241ba47573608fc1edCONCERNS have been raised over the safety of construction workers at night after a man was killed when he was caught under a crane in an industrial accident …

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State trooper witnesses fatal motorcycle crash

https://wane.com/2017/06/14/state-trooper-witnesses-fatal-motorcycle-crash/According to a news release from Indiana State Police, the trooper was driving south on State Road 15 behind two vehicles that were slowing down for traffic in a construction zone just after 4:00 p.m. when a car turned into a driveway directly in front …

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Driver indicted in fatal I-10 crash that killed Arizona woman

https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/crime/2017/06/13/driver-indicted-fatal-10-crash-killed-arizona-woman/393313001/According to New Mexico State Police, the crash had occurred in a congested construction zone near mile marker 148 on I-10.

The initial investigation revealed that a commercial motor vehicle had rear-ended a passenger vehicle — which then ran into the …

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Construction worker struck by car on Maine Turnpike in Gray

https://www.pressherald.com/2017/06/13/person-struck-on-i-95-in-gray/A 58-year-old construction worker for Pike Industries suffered serious injuries Tuesday morning when he was struck by a passing motorist on the Maine Turnpike in Gray who drifted into the breakdown lane.

Danny Lowe of Yarmouth was standing near the cab …

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Police ID victim of fatal I-81 construction zone accident

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/06/police_id_victim_of_fatal_i-81.htmlState police on Saturday said Micheal J. Friendly of Hazleton is the line painting crew member who died after being struck by an SUV while working on Interstate 81 on Friday night.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Friendly …

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Safety measures added as investigation into Amarillo I-40 deaths continues

http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2017-06-12/safety-measures-added-investigation-amarillo-i-40-deaths-continuesThe deaths and injuries happened just after 9 a.m. Saturday when a trailer being towed on eastbound I-40 came loose from the back of a pickup, causing the trailer to veer into the lanes under construction before crashing into a road paving machine and …

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APD Releases Names of Victims in Fatal Morning Accident on I-40

http://www.myhighplains.com/news/3-people-confirmed-dead-and-2-injured-after-morning-accident-on-i-40/7373812413 People Dead in Morning Accident on I-40.

The trailer continued off the road and turned up on one side, causing the sand load to hit a construction crew pickup that was …

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Construction zone crash near Union Gap leaves one injured

https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/construction-zone-crash-near-union-gap-leaves-one-injured/article_21f44e66-4d3b-11e7-a36d-132812c57750.htmlUNION GAP, Washington
State troopers say a man was injured after his car was rear-ended by a semitrailer near Union Gap.

Daniel Cavnar, 43, of Selah was heading east in a Nissan Versa on Interstate 82 around 8:20 a.m. when he slowed for road …

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Howell man rescued after a construction site accident

http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Howell-man-rescued-after-a-construction-site-accident-426902651.htmlWARREN, MICHIGAN
A construction accident in the Detroit-area lands a Livingston County man in the hospital after an hour long rescue.

As of late Tuesday, it is unclear what the extent of his …

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‘It’s a shame.’ Man arrested for hitting two construction workers on I-5

https://katu.com/news/local/man-arrested-after-police-say-he-hit-two-construction-workers-on-i-5His family have kept a memorial inside their home since the accident.

They are not ready to speak to the media, but their family will be forever changed by a work zone crash.

Bill Griffin was one of the workers injured in that Happy Valley crash. His …

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1 dead after construction accident in Mat-Su

http://www.ktva.com/1-dead-construction-accident-mat-su-248/Troopers say they responded to a home off of Wasilla-Fishhook Road just after 9:30 Friday morning.

They found 42-year-old Vyacheslav Palko unresponsive.

The investigation revealed he had died from injuries sustained during a construction accident.

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3 injured in northwest Miami-Dade construction accident

https://www.local10.com/news/3-injured-in-northwest-miami-dade-construction-accidentMIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida
Three workers were injured Thursday morning in a construction accident in northwest Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said.

Sky 10 was above the scene as the workers were laid out on stretchers at a …

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Oakland construction accident: 9 workers hurt in collapse

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Construction-accident-reported-in-Oakland-11176157.phpNine workers were injured Friday when a building partially collapsed at an Oakland construction site accident near downtown, forcing a desperate and successful effort to free many of them from wet concrete.

No workers were seriously injured in the collapse …

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Durant construction worker hospitalized after job site accident

http://www.kxii.com/content/news/Durant-construction-worker-hospitalized-after-job-site-accident-424618584.htmlAccording to the Durant Fire Department, the call came in before 8:30 a.m. when a piece of equipment at CMC Metals fell on a construction worker.

The worker suffered a cut on his leg and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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‘Please slow down’ injured construction worker pleads after crash kills co-worker

https://www.kgw.com/news/local/please-slow-down-construction-worker-pleads-after-fatal-happy-valley-crash/442801161HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon
A construction worker who was hit by a suspected drunk driver Tuesday afternoon in Happy Valley has a message for all drivers.

“I do want to say please slow down, pay attention,” said Preston Stucky.

“Just please be careful.

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