Construction Worker in Critical Condition After Being Crushed By Lumber in Sherman Oaks
Victim Transported by Los Angeles Fire Department to Local Trauma Center
Last Updated: 7/13/2020
The accident took place on the morning of Thursday, November 21st on a construction site located at 14241 Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.
The victim became pinned under some lumber which reportedly fell on him. After several minutes, some of the victim’s colleagues were able to free him and commenced CPR under direction of a 911 operator. Emergency responders from LAFD arrived soon after and were able to provide advanced life support.
The victim was transported with severe injuries to a local hospital for treatment. No additional updates have been provided by officials regarding the victim’s health or their identity.
The help of the Mayor’s Crisis Response Team was dispatched to the scene to assist and support the workers who were present during the traumatic incident.