Worker dead, another in critical condition following construction accident
Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at 8:51 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A construction accident in the Central District area this afternoon led to the death of one man and the critical injury of another, according to KOMO News.
The accident happened in the 800 block of 32nd Avenue near E Marion Street at about 3 p.m., as a crew was working on a church building.
A gust of wind blew a scaffolding ladder into an electrical wire, causing the death of a 55-year-old worker.
Another victim, a 27-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening wounds.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle construction accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.