A Virginia Department of Transportation worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a car while removing a tree that had fallen across a road May 9, 2023, in Washington County, Virginia. The unidentified worker, age 58, was wearing a reflective vest at the time of the accident, according to a WDBJ7.com report. The […]
Two workers were injured when they were shocked while working in a tree April 6, 2023, in Palm Coast, Florida. Brothers Corey Moore and Dante Moore were injured apparently when a cut branch hit a power line. One of the men fell to the ground, and the other was stuck in the tree, according to […]
A man was injured March 20, 2023, in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, when he was struck in the head by a tree he was cutting when it “kicked out.” The 18-year-old victim was part of a tree-removal crew from Punxsutawney, Pa. He was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment, according to a WTAE news report. […]
A man suffered a traumatic leg injury March 19, 2023, in Beech Grove, Texas, when a winch being used in a tree removal broke. Several people were cutting a large tree at night when the incident occurred, according to a KJAS radio and KJAS.com report.
A tree worker was injured while working 55 feet up in a tree March 3, 2023, in Theodore, Alabama. Fire crews rescued the man from the tree, and he was then transported to a local hospital via air ambulance, according to a WKRG News 5 report. The incident occurred as a result of a rigging […]