Maryland-based readers may have heard about this horrible industrial accident. According to a Dec. 31 report, an industrial accident that took place at Reynolds Excavating resulted in the injury and death of a 73-year-old man. According to the news, the man was driving a dump truck when it overturned, killing him.
Reports claim that the long-time county development contracting company Reynolds Excavating specializes in demolition and excavation. The truck was owned by the company, and it overturned when the man was driving. State police reported that the Caterpillar 725 dump truck was found in a ditch, and it was partially submerged. The man was fortunately removed from the vehicle by co-workers on the scene who also called 911. The accident happened at around 1:50 p.m. and the man was flown to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for treatment. Only a short while later, around 3:00 p.m., he was pronounced dead. Authorities were not sure how long the man was in the ravine before they arrived.
In this case, the man's serious injuries led to his death. If you or a loved one are hurt or killed in an industrial accident, it's important to speak with an experienced attorney who can help you work through this troubling time. With the right legal help, you may be able to seek workers' compensation for the industrial accident that hurt you or someone you love. In cases of fatal accidents, you may even be able to seek compensation that will help you cover serious financial difficulties, medical bills, or funeral costs that result from the incident.