Construction Worker Injured in Dump Truck Accident on 405 Freeway in Westminster
Where: The accident occurred on the 405 Freeway in Westminster, California.
What Happened: A dump truck axel allegedly dislodged from the truck and hit a construction worker.
- Construction worker
- Driver of dump truck
- Construction worker, injured
On or about Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, an accident involving a dump truck axel and a construction worker sent a man to the hospital. Highway Patrol spokespeople said the accident happened on the 405 Freeway in Westminster, California.
Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said one person was injured when a dump truck allegedly lost an axel while driving. The axel subsequently struck a worker in an overnight paving crew on or near the lanes of traffic. Paramedics transported the worker to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
According to Google Maps, the scene of the accident is situated about 30 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.
Police are still trying to determine how the axel broke free from the truck.
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