“Forklift Accident at Airport”
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (October 16, 2017) – A forklift operator was killed in a tragic accident on Monday morning at John Wayne Airport, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 4:30 am at the south end of Terminal B in a construction zone. A forklift operator identified only as a subcontractor that was working on the Terminals A and B Improvement project was involved in an accident near a sidewalk.
The forklift operator was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The accident remains under investigation by multiple agencies, including Cal/OSHA and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The identity of the forklift operator killed in the accident remains undisclosed at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of the forklift operator affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”