Dump truck crushes Broward County construction worker!

Ft Lauderdale dump truck rolls over construction worker on Federal Highway.

Fort Lauderdale, FL(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A 71 year-old South Florida area construction worker is reportedly in critical condition at Broward General Medical Center Tuesday morning as reported by the Sun Sentinel.
According to Fort Lauderdale police investigators, Airsteed Bell, a laborer from Miami, was positioning roadway demolition cones in a construction zone in the 2300 block of South Federal Highway late Monday night when a dump truck driver backed over him.

When the dump truck rolled over Bell he was pinned under the truck’s wheels until Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue crews could extricate him. He was transported to Broward General Medical Center and remains in critical condition. The construction accident, injuring the roadway worker, happened around 9:30 p.m., near the intersection of State Road 84 and South Federal Highway.

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