Montgomery, OH – Workers Injured in Gas Fire on Montgomery RdOhio & Indiana Legal News
Montgomery, OH (October 9, 2020) – Multiple construction workers suffered injuries after a large fire in the Montgomery area on Wednesday, October 7.
The massive fire took many hours to be extinguished by responding officials. According to local reports, the fire shut down traffic on Montgomery Road near Ronald Reagen. A construction truck from the John R. Jurgenson Construction Company reportedly crashed into a gas line at around 2:30 p.m., causing the fire.
The collision resulted in a loud explosion, according to witnesses from the scene. Three workers at the scene suffered first-degree burns due to the fire. The three injured parties were hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries.
No further information on the incident is available at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Construction Accidents in Ohio
The construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the nation. In 2018, an estimated 21% of private industry fatalities involved the construction field, contributing to 1,008 deaths that year. An estimated one out of every five workers killed on the job is a construction worker. There are more than 8 million worksites located across the nation, and every compliance officer has an estimated 59,000 workers assigned to him or her.
Ohio construction site accidents can leave victims and their families with significant injuries and other financial damages, and these are often enough to completely disrupt a victim’s life. Big cities throughout the state have busy and congested roadways that are constantly under construction, setting the scene for a serious or life-threatening accident. These severe and fatal accidents can result in significant damages, including the cost of medical bills, lost income from being unable to return to work, or pain and suffering that lingers long after the incident.
The aggressive Ohio workers comp lawyers at the Green Law Firm will help you explore all your legal options after being unfairly injured on the job. Our legal team has years of combined experience helping crash victims pursue personal injury claims, and we will make sure you and your case are treated fairly. If you were injured in an Ohio construction accident, give us a call at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case today and see how our lawyers can help you recover the full value of your claim.
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