Hamilton, OH – Construction Worker Killed at Eaton Ave & Mark AveOhio & Indiana Legal News
Hamilton, OH (July 16, 2020) – A construction worker was killed in a work zone in the Hamilton area on Wednesday, July 15, at around 7 a.m. The site of the accident was located on Eaton Avenue near Mark Avenue. The man was reportedly hit by a construction truck.
At this time, the factors contributing to the collision have not yet been released by local law enforcement officials. Emergency medical technicians responded to the scene of the incident to render aid to the injured victim, however, he was later pronounced dead at the scene by attending paramedics.
The area of Eaton Avenue was closed between Mark Avenue and Haldimand Avenue while the investigation was underway. The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time, pending notification from family members and next of kin.
Representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration were present at the scene to assist with the investigation into the crash. The investigation into the crash is still underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Workplace Accidents in Ohio
Construction work zones are a danger to both motorists who have to drive through them and workers who are tasked to build and maintain the roadways. The complex array of signs and barrels can be confusing, setting the scene for serious and sometimes even life-threatening accidents to take place. The Federal Highway Administration reports the number of fatal accidents that take place in construction zones across the United States.
There were 27,037 individuals reportedly killed in work zone crashes from 1982 to 2017. That is an average of 773 deaths each year. Transportation events were involved in nearly 76% of fatal occupational accidents reported from 2011 to 2017. Of these crashes, 124 involved semi-trucks, and 82 involved dump trucks. A reported 1,844 workers were killed in worksite accidents from 2003 to 2017, with an average of 123 deadly work-related accidents on worksites occurring annually.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming. Families involved in Ohio wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve.
An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Cincinnati wrongful death lawsuit. The legal team at the Green Law Firm is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one. If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with an Ohio personal injury attorney.
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