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CalTrans worker killed by vehicle in El Cajon work zone

SAN DIEGO, CA – A California Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed in a construction zone in El Cajon just after midnight on Wednesday.

According to a local news story, the worker was on foot inside a construction zone on State Route 94 eastbound near Avocado Boulevard. A driver got on the wrong side of the cones at about 12:30 a.m., struck the worker, and dragged him about 40 feet.

When the emergency crew arrived, the victim was unresponsive. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.

The driver, a woman in a small copper-colored hatchback, remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Woman run over by tractor on Oceanside beach ID’d

SAN DIEGO, CA – Police have identified the victim who was run over by a tractor while lying on the sand at an Oceanside beach earlier this week.

According to the Times of San Diego, the transient woman was sleeping, fully clothed, on the beach in the 1200 block of North Pacific Avenue. It was at about 10 a.m. on Monday when the piece of machinery owned by Manson Dredge Co. ran over and killed her.

The victim was identified as Carol Ann Aguirre. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is still unclear whether the woman was in the cordoned off work zone or not when the accident happened.  The tractor was  on the beach as part of an on-going dredging project in the area.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Construction equipment kills woman on Oceanside beach

SAN DIEGO, CA – An unidentified woman was killed on a beach in Oceanside when a construction tractor hit her while she was lying on the sand on Monday.

According to ABC News, the woman was lying, fully clothed, on the sand at Oceanside Harbor Beach in the 4100 block of North Pacific Street. The tractor, owned by Manson Dredge Co., was on the sand for a dredging project when it ran over the apparently sleeping victim at about 10 a.m.

A lifeguard witnessed the crash but it is unclear at this time whether the woman was inside the roped-off work zone or not.

The woman appeared to be around 50 years of age. Investigators are working on identifying the victim and also plan to conduct an autopsy.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Man dead in Los Angeles airport construction accident

LOS ANGELES, CA – A construction worker is dead following a construction site accident on Saturday morning at Los Angeles International Airport, according to NBC Los Angeles.

The accident occurred at 205 World Way, near the Theme Building, early this morning around 6 a.m.

The victim died on the scene.

According to a statement released by airport officials, there will be a two-day shutdown of construction on the airport’s Airport People Mover project, which involves a six-station electric train system.

The accident will continue to be investigated by police and California OSHA officials, according to the statement.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another driver, a property owner, or the manufacturer of a defective product, contact the Construction Site Injury lawyers of the Jurewitz Law Group for a free consultation.

Spring Valley, CA- Bakersfield Man Killed And Another Construction Worker Injured In A Construction Site Accident At A San Diego High School

A Bakersfield man was killed in a construction site accident at a San Diego high school in Spring Valley, CA on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The man reportedly fell from a beam attached to a 30-foot platform at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley. The man was in the process of connecting beams when one of them fell, and he dropped 30 feet. The man died at a hospital after he was taken there following the accident. Another construction worker sustained minor injuries from the said construction site accident.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Riverbank, CA- Sanitation Worker Dead After Accident At Work

A sanitation worker is dead after an accident at work in Riverbank, CA on Monday, August 26, 2019. The worker was identified as Ismael Martinez. Martinez worked for Gilton Solid Waste Management. Martinez reportedly got caught between a garbage truck and the lift arm of the truck, and, as such, was thus, killed. The accident occurred at around 4:30 pm on the 1200 block of Homewood Avenue.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Anaheim- Construction Site Worker Injured After Falling Over 20 Feet Into Hole Following Car Crash

A construction site worker was injured after he fell over 20 feet into a hole following a car crash in Anaheim on Monday, July 29, 2019. A driver reportedly crashed a car into a construction site, thus, causing the said worker to fall over 20 feet into a hole. The accident occurred after 10:30 pm on Monday, July 29, 2019 near Ball Road and State College Boulevard. The vehicle appeared to have collided into a machinery, thus, causing the worker to fall off into the hole.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

La Jolla, CA- 1 Person Killed And 3 Others Injured In A Construction Accident In UC San Diego

4 construction workers were injured on Thursday, July 25, 2019, in an accident that occurred in a construction site at UC San Diego in La Jolla, CA. 1 of the workers sustained fatal injuries from the accident. A rebar wall frame reportedly crashed into the workers while they were in the middle of doing a construction project at the university campus. The accident occurred just before 8:30 am on Thursday, July 25, 2019. 1 of the construction workers injured sustained a head trauma. The other workers sustained minor injuries. Later in the morning on the same day, 1 of the injured workers was declared deceased at the hospital. The cause of the accident was being investigated.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Murrieta, CA- 1 Person Killed And 15 Others Injured In A House Explosion

1 person was killed and 15 others were injured after an explosion in a house in Murrieta, CA on Monday, July 15, 2019. Southern California Gas crews were reportedly at the house fixing a natural gas line that was previously damaged by a contractor working on the house. The explosion happened around an hour after the crews arrived at the house. The fire department was already on the scene by the time the explosion occurred. The person killed in the explosion was reportedly an employee of SoCal Gas. The other 15 people injured were treated. The cause of the explosion was being investigated.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Construction Site Injuries a Problem in Southern California

San Diego construction accidentAs a general rule, construction sites are dangerous places to work. Hard hats exist for a reason, and so do the many warning signs and safety procedures at construction sites. But, if construction sites are dangerous, highway construction zones are an extreme hazard. Not only must contractors and laborers deal with the pitfalls of a construction site, they must do so while traffic zooms past them. This is why construction crews must be vigilant while working along Southern California roadways. Even the slightest mistake can cause incredible damage to both people and property. Read the rest »

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