This morning around 10:30am, a construction worker was taken to the hospital via airlift following a construction accident near the intersection of US 29 and Calohan Road. According to the county sheriff’s office, an overturned crane at a Bojangles restaurant injured the worker. The injured worker’s name and condition were not released to the press.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over five thousand construction workers were killed in construction accidents in 2006, while many more sustained serious injuries. Construction site hazards include explosions, crane collapses, fires, electrical shock, and excavation accidents, which may result in internal injuries, disfigurement, or severed limbs.
Worker taken to hospital after construction accident, NewsAdvance.com, November 24, 2008
Contact a Massachusetts construction accident attorney if you have been injured on a construction site in Massachusetts.