A sanitation worker was killed Tuesday morning when he was crushed by a garbage truck in Staley Meadows.
According to the Kansas City Police Department, Brandon Ford was part of a three-person group collecting garbage in the subdivision for Jim’s Disposal Service when the truck drove over him in reverse after he lost his grip and fell from the left rear of the truck. The accident reportedly occurred on Northeast 107th Street.
According to the Missouri Department of Labor, 148 fatal occupational accidents occurred in 2008. That numbers was down from 156 in 2007 and 167 in 2006.
Seeing a copy of the Missouri accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about Missouri Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An Missouri accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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