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Construction accident on I-57 injures one

An accident at a northbound I-57 construction work site hospitalized Brent Harris, 20, on Friday afternoon, August 2, 2013.

Harris, a construction worker, was reported to have been pinned against a barricade by an excavator that turned and struck Harris just as he was walking past. Kevin Delmore, 43, was operating the John Deere excavator at the time of the accident.

Harris was admitted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after the accident, where he is now listed as in “fair condition”. No legal action or fines have been implicated against Delmore or the construction company.

Construction workers have some of the most dangerous jobs in the country, and when they get hurt on the job, they may be eligible for compensation. If you or a loved one has suffered lasting damage from a construction accident, the legal team of Spiros Law, P.C., may be able to help. Call us at (217) 328-2828 to learn more.