Reno, NV (February 23, 2020) – A worker was reportedly injured at a construction site in Reno on Monday, February 17th. The site was located near the intersection of McCarren Boulevard and Mae Anne Avenue. Officials from the Reno Fire Department arrived at the scene to assist the injured worker.
According to initial reports, the man was pinned between a tractor-trailer and another piece of machinery at the site. The injured party was hospitalized for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. No other details are known at this time.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Construction Site Accidents in Nevada
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 150,000 accidents reported at construction sites each year. In 2005, over 1,224 workers were killed after being injured at a construction site. These injuries often involve worker’s spines, backs, and trunks.
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