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Construction Worker Killed by Gravel Truck

Walnut Creek, CA – A construction worker was killed after being run over by a gravel truck on Monday, April 4, 2022, around 10:15 a.m. at a construction site near Del Hombre Lane and Roble Road. The man was working as a flagger when he was run over. 

Walnut Creek police and California Highway Patrol are investigating the accident. 

Construction Accidents 

Construction vehicles can cause serious and devastating injuries when they are put in the hands of unexperienced or negligent people. In this horrible accident, it is critical for the family of the victim to perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Evaluation if construction site safety measures are up to code 
  • Evaluation of construction site working conditions 
  • Driving records 
  • Blind spots on the truck 
  • Recent maintenance history 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Route the truck was traveling 
  • Video from the truck 
  • All Eyewitness account of the accident 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs 
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 

Construction Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in construction accidents and have found some common causes including: 

  • Inexperienced drivers 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Speeding or reckless driving 
  • Congested roads 
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance 
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, the experienced construction accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm are here to help you every step of the way. Our trusted team of attorneys have helped clients get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases. 

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Del Hombre Lane and Roble Road.

Del Hombre Lane and Roble Road

 

 

 

 

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