Worker Killed When Electric Train System Collapses at LAX
Rebar Column Falls Down in Fatal Los Angeles Accident
Los Angeles, CA (May 9, 2020) – A man was killed in a construction accident at Los Angeles International Airport. The fatal incident occurred on the morning of May 9 at East and Center ways.
Workers were working on a new train system called the Automated People Mover when a rebar column collapsed near the Theme Building. A worker was involved in the accident. The fire department arrived and performed CPR on the worker. However, he died at the accident scene.
The Los Angeles Police Department will lead the investigation as to how the man died. The California Occupational Safety and Health will also investigate. The airport instituted a two-day safety shutdown of the construction.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.