San Dimas, CA – Deadly Construction Accident Claims Life of Worker on I-10 Freeway
San Dimas, CA (July 20, 2018) – An accident on the eastbound side of the I-10 Freeway claimed the life of a construction worker who ended up pinned beneath a forklift Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The fatal crash that occurred at the Kellogg Drive off-ramp reportedly took place at around 9:40 a.m., prompting police to issue a SigAlert.
As per the report that was filed by the California Highway Patrol, the Los Angeles County Fire Department immediately responded to the scene. The emergency responders arrived in order to assist the injured victim. Unfortunately, the construction worker who had been injured in the accident died from their injuries.
There is currently no more information available concerning the events that took place in order to cause this tragic accident. The name of the victim has not been released at this time, most likely to give authorities time to notify the loved ones of the deceased victim. All aspects of the fatal accident are presently under investigation in an effort to determine who is liable.
We would like to offer our sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the family members and other loved ones of the victim.
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With so many unanswered questions surrounding this accident, investigators will likely be looking to piece together the events that led to the death of the victim. The investigation may primarily focus on whether or not there was any negligent behavior involved that led to the accident. Depending on the findings of the investigation, there may very well be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit available to the family members of the victim. However, the decision to seek compensation is a strictly personal one that only those affected by the incident can make.
We at Brady Law Group understand that there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one. We are passionate about holding negligent parties liable for the massive devastation they wreak. If you’ve lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, call us at (866) 478-6483 to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled attorneys today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.