Construction Worker Killed by Vehicle in Cass County, Missouri

by | Oct 10, 2022 | Auto Accident, Construction Accident, Wrongful Death

A worker was killed at a construction project in Cass County, Missouri on October 8, 2022.  According to reports, a worker was struck by a passing vehicle driving northbound on Interstate 49 early Saturday morning.  After the incident, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot.  The worker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.  The victim has been identified as Jonathan Wilson, of Kansas City, Missouri.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this crash.

Tragically, there have been a number of recent deaths on construction projects.  A 60-ton crane fell into a building under construction in downtown Oklahoma City on September 24, 2022.  A worker was injured when scaffolding collapsed in Hollywood, California on September 26, 2022.  A worker was killed at a construction project in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 28, 2022.  A worker was killed at a construction project in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on September 29, 2022.  A worker was killed at a construction project in Spring, Texas on October 5, 2022.  A construction worker was in a bucket truck on the Parkway East when it was struck by a passing tractor trailer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 7, 2022.

Despite being a vital part of the economy, construction projects often pose severe hazards both to construction workers and to the general public if precautions are not taken.  Each construction project poses its own unique risks and hazards based on the work being done.  Risks that may present themselves during a project must be carefully evaluated before the job begins.

Our experienced lawyers have handled personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits of all kinds and have the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured in an industrial or construction accident.  The experienced construction personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a work site.

Our lawyers have represented numerous workers who have sustained serious and catastrophic injuries on a job site as a result of the negligence of another party.  There are strict and short time limits on making claims, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.