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Tom Methvin

Transocean's massive oil rig sinks in the Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported that the Transocean offshore oil platform that caught fire after an explosion Tuesday night has sunk.

Massive efforts to extinguish the fire and save the rig…

Chrissie Cole

Construction Worker In Serious Condition After Accident

A man buried in a construction accident in St. Clair County on Tuesday, is now listed in serious condition at UAB Hospital.
The man was using a backhoe to move dirt at an auto salvage yard on…

Shannon Weidemann

Alabama Man Falls in Construction Accident

A contractor fell from an Alabama water tower while he was painting it. The construction accident happened outside of Hurtsboro on Wednesday evening. There were three other contractors painting with…

Wayne Schlaht

Chicago Construction Accident Kills One

A man fell in a construction accident on the north end of Chicago and died on Sunday. It is believed he fell at least three stories to the ground. He was a resident of Chicago.

The man fell…

Shannon Weidemann

Four Injured in Louisiana Construction Accident

Four men working at Trunkline LNG installing pipeline were injured on Monday. The construction accident happened when some scaffolding gave way. Early reports said there was a fire or explosion at…

Shannon Weidemann

Man Crashes into Tulsa Construction Zone

A man driving a car through a construction zone in Tulsa at a high rate of speed was killed when he hit a construction vehicle. The construction zone accident happened on a Tulsa highway last night….

Shannon Weidemann

Tuscaloosa Construction Accidents Kills Man

A 29-year-old man was killed in a construction accident in Tuscaloosa on Friday. The accident happened at First Baptist Church on Greensboro Avenue. There is a construction project going on there. The victim was working construction on an addition at the church late Friday afternoon when he became pinned between a scissor lift and the building, said Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit Capt….

Shannon Weidemann

Crane Operator Injured in Omaha Construction Accident

A construction worker was injured when the 140,000 pound crane he was operating slipped into the Papio Creek. He was trapped inside of the cab for over an hour while rescue crews worked to get him out. The construction accident happened on Friday morning at the site on 67th and West Center Road. Slippery pads on the crane may have contributed to it tipping over.Papio Creek’s water will not…

Shannon Weidemann

Belleville Construction Accident Injures Two

A construction accident in Belleville, Washington left two men hurt after being hit by a piece of equipment. They were working at the site of some radio towers when the accident happened. Bellevue fire officials say a crew of five was doing maintenance at three radio towers in the 3000 block of 118th Avenue SE. They were reinstalling guy wires, which involve anchoring them some 110 feet into…

Shannon Weidemann

Man Dies in Georgia Construction Accident

A man was killed by a falling beam at the Kia plant under construction in West Point, Georgia. The 47-year-old construction worker was working on a plant set to open next year. The construction accident happened early on Tuesday morning. The victim was working for a subcontractor when a beam fell and apparently hit him, Kia human resources director Randy Jackson said.The victim was…