Legal news for Iowa truck accident attorneys—a semi truck crashed into a highway work zone injuring four construction workers in site.
Iowa truck accident lawyers-I-80 truck crashes through concrete barriers into construction work zone.
Oxford, IA—A semi truck crashed through concrete barriers in a construction work zone on Interstate 80 Monday, October 19, 2009 and injured four workmen, announced the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Iowa State police officials reported that the truck collision took place around 11:13 a.m. Monday morning. The semi truck was reportedly traveling in the westbound lanes when it crashed into the onsite equipment that launched destructive debris at the workmen. Four of the workers were injured by fragments of damaged equipment.
The driver of the semi truck was identified as 45-year-old Gary Lee Green, resident of Florence, Kentucky. Police officials identified the injured construction workers were identified by police as 55-year-old Dean Herberger, 25-year-old Jack Herberger, 32-year-old Manuel de Jesus Dominguez and 53-year-old Lawrence Schropp. All of the injured men were transported by emergency medical services (EMS) via ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) where they were treated by doctors and nurses. Gary Green, the operator of the semi truck was flown via medical helicopter to UIHC. Police reported that the westbound lanes were shut down for the majority of Monday due to the injurious crash. The collision temporarily shut down Interstate 80 for a few hours to clean up the wreckage.
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