Houston, TX – Construction Worker Injured On TX-288 Near US-59
Houston, TX (April 25, 2019) – On Wednesday, April 24, Houston firefighters were called to the scene of a construction accident on Texas 288.
Around 2:30 p.m., a construction crew was working on the Texas-288 expansion near US 59 and Alabama Street when one of the workers accidentally drove the equipment underneath the bridge. The equipment got wedged between the bridge deck and slope.
The worker fell out of the front-loader and sustained injuries. The injured worker was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured worker and his or her family at this time.
Construction Site Accidents In Texas
Although companies implement safety rules and regulations to protect workers, there is no possible way to prevent every type of accident from happening. Unfortunately, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in America.
Numerous Texans are injured in workplace accidents annually. In addition to dealing with excruciating pain, victims are often left without wages because they have to spend weeks or even months out of work to recover. It is crucial to hire a workplace accident attorney in Texas to help alleviate some of the financial burdens victims face.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm are dedicated to helping workplace accident victims get the financial compensation they deserve to help alleviate the financial burdens they face due to lost wages and medical expenses. Since 2005, we have helped numerous clients get full and fair compensation so they can focus on recovering. Contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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