Caltrans workers had trucks on the side of the freeway with flashing lights and arrowboards diverting other drivers to the detour. The crash occurred at about Victims in such cases can seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, cost of hospitalization, rehabilitation, permanent injuries, disabilities and pain and suffering. A contract worker for Caltrans suffered critical injuries after officials say he was struck by a drunk driver who left the scene of the crash. Under-construction stretches of L.

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Jerry Alcala, 39, of West Covina was pronounced dead at the scene at 1: Goins was sitting in the Caltrans truck’s cab when the accident occurred, CHP officials said. Caltrans officials say there’s nothing more they could have done to prevent this accident.

On April 4, a year-old Corona resident was killed along the 10 Freeway druno Baldwin Park when a suspected drunk driver struck him. Victims in such cases can seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, cost of hospitalization, rehabilitation, permanent injuries, disabilities and pain and suffering.

Under-construction stretches of L. KNX news radio reports that the famous dad rushed to the scene of the accident last night to identify his son and say goodbye. A co-worker is critically injured.

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Updated after the jump: You, me and the highway workers. It is also against the law to leave the scene of an injury or fatal accident. Another worker was killed in April on the Orange Freeway, also by a suspected drunk driver. No Thanks Sign Up.


The worker was hospitalized with severe injuries and remains hospitalized with life threatening injuries. Fatal Crashes Involving Caltrans Workers Caltrans workers have been the victims of several crashes in recent years.

Caltrans Worker Is Killed on Job: Also, intwo San Diego County Caltrans workers and one in Imperial County were killed highway crashes while on the job.

In April, two workers were killed on the Long Beach Freeway by a kil,ed drunk driver.

Simone Wilson April 5, 6: Also, some of Penhall’s past commentary on his construction job shows he may have wanted out. Officials say the driver never attempted to stop or hit the brakes. Sakamoto was immediately breathalyzed and arrested at the scene caltranw “gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated,” “felony DUI” and “driving without a license.

Caltrans Worker Fighting for his Life after Hit and Run Crash

His scores make his case. Or sign in with a social account: One day before he died, Penhall Tweeted: Like his dad — who was the World Speedway Champion for motorcycle racing in and — year-old Penhall has apparently done some racing of his own. It was the third fatal accident involving California Department of Transportation workers in two months.

In JulyBarry Steele, another Caltrans worker died after a women drove her car down a closed entrance ramp on Highway 91 and struck him. California Highway Patrol officials say the man, a contract worker for Orange County-based Sema Construction Company, was working on the Highway 91 carpool expansion. A Caltrans worker loading brush onto his truck was killed Friday afternoon when a GMC truck slammed into the back of his service vehicle, which was parked along the westbound side of the Artesia Freeway in Cerritos.


Caltrans responds, and the ghost of Penhall expresses unhappiness with his job. He was listed in critical rrunk Friday evening, with multiple head injuries and cuts, hospital spokesman Ron Yukelson said. Copyright Los Angeles Times.

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However, despite all these precautions, Raptis laments that “it just takes one driver and we’re all at risk. If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.

California Highway Patrol officials tell City News Service that year-old Tatsuhiko Sakamotowho was apparently drunk, barreled through a coned- and signed-off area of the 10 West while Caltrans was doing construction work.