Seattle Washington transportation worker injured by backhoe on I-405

The Seattle Times reports that a Washington State Department of Transportation worker was hit by a backhoe and crushed as the equipment backed up in a construction accident. The injured construction worker was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

According to the report, the worker was installing electrical conduit on the median of the I-405 at Renton near Highway 167.

Construction work can be very dangerous and result in serious injuries. In 2006, 87 Washington State workers were killed while performing the duties of their jobs.

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