Many Los Angeles area residents work in the construction industry. Whether it be building or road construction, these jobs generally pay well and help a person provide for their family. Although many safety precautions have been taken in the construction industry no job is completely safe. A construction worker was recently killed while he was on the job in Ontario.
Fatal accident in Ontario
A 61-year-old man was recently killed while he worked on the 10 freeway in Ontario. The man was hit by a 46-year-old driver who drove his Toyota Camry through an established construction barrier and struck the other man. The injured construction worker was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. The Camry driver from West Covina has been arrested and is suspected of being drunk when he hit and killed the construction worker.
Personal injury attorney
No one expects their loved one will be seriously injured or even killed while they are at work. If the unthinkable has happened to a family, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney has the experience necessary to help families through this emotional time. They understand that a family not only has to deal with the emotional trauma of the accident but also with the financial losses. An attorney can investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident and identify who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.