Road Workers Pinned after Driver Falls Asleep at Wheel
According to a report from ksat.com, two construction workers were pinned by an SUV after the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The accident occurred on San Antonio’s NW side on the I-10 access road between UTSA and De Zavala Road. According to police, the driver nodded off at the wheel, awoke suddenly and overcorrected the vehicle, and had the collision with the two construction workers. The workers were pinned by the vehicle and were hospitalized for their injuries.
Both workers suffered serious injuries, but none of the injuries were life-threatening.
When people are hurt in accidents at work, there can be serious and life-threatening consequences. It can often be difficult to determine the party or parties at fault. In cases involving construction accidents and road work, there may be fault on the part of the company that employs the workers (such as not having proper lookouts, barriers, and signage, as well as fault on part of the driver for driving carelessly.
When you or a loved one is involved in an accident, an experienced attorney can help determine who was truly at fault and pursue the just compensation you are legally entitled to. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, we are here to help.