October 12, 2011 – Indianapolis, Ind. – In a report from WSBT, a multivehicle accident killed a construction worker. The tragic car accident happened at about 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, at 30th Street and Franklin Road.
According to police, an unnamed driver was speeding through a construction zone when he struck a propane tank and then a construction worker, Juan Hernandez Rosas, 43, of Indianapolis, who was signaling traffic away from a barrier that was being built on Interstate 465. He died at the scene of the accident.
The driver continued to head east in the westbound lanes, hitting at least 5 other cars before his vehicle eventually rolled over. Bystanders helped to pull the male driver and female passenger out of the car.
The driver and his passenger were transported to a local hospital, with what are believed to be non life-threatening injuries. There were several others who sustained non life-threatening injuries.
The multivehicle accident is still under investigation.
If you were seriously injured in an accident, you should consult with an Indianapolis personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
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Common accidents include, but are not limited to:
- single-car accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
- accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.
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