Construction Worker Injured in Freak Accident
Man Hit by Dump Truck Axle in Westminster Incident
Westminster, CA (December 30, 2020) – A construction worker was injured after he was hit by a detached axle from a dump truck. The incident occurred on December 30 on the 405 Freeway in Westminster.
A dump truck was traveling on the northbound 405 Freeway, near Beach Boulevard, when a rear axle came loose. The axle detached and hit a construction worker who was part of a re-paving crew. The man was taken to a local hospital. He complained of pain, but is expected to make a full recovery. The dump truck driver remained at the accident scene.