Celina, TX (March 4, 2023) – On Friday, March 3, a worker at a construction site was killed after a crane collapsed in Celina.
The accident site was at Dan Christie Elementary School in Propser Independent School District. A sub-contractor was working at the site when a crane collapsed. The victim sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead.
There were other injuries reported at the scene, but no other information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Construction Accidents in Texas
The majority of accidents at construction sites can actually be avoided, even though many of them are undeniably accidents in the truest sense of the term. The majority of workplace accidents involving construction workers are brought on by negligence, inadequate training, or hazardous working circumstances. In Texas, there were 493 fatal work injuries in 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, compared to 536 in 2012. If you or a family member were hurt or killed in a construction accident, contact an attorney today.
The figures concerning construction accidents are terrifying. It is vital to remember that, according to the Texas Department of Insurance, families in more than 60% of workplace fatalities do not get benefits under workers’ compensation. Allow a lawyer to analyze your case for free and determine your legal options if you were hurt in a construction accident or lost a loved one in a fatal construction accident. After a construction site injury, we might be able to assist you in obtaining significant compensation for yourself and your family.
If a member of your family passed away as a result of someone else’s negligence, you and your family may be entitled to compensation. You can file a claim and demand that the party at fault pay for your losses as a result of the horrific accident with the help of a Celina construction accident attorney. Speak with a lawyer at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC, if a recent construction accident caused the death of a family member in your family. Contact us as soon as possible to find out if you qualify for compensation. If there has been a wrongful death in the family, call 210-340-5550 to speak with an attorney about how we might be able to help you with your recovery.
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