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Scaffolding Collapse Causes Catastrophic Highway Accident

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Failure of scaffolding on a highway on ramp near Chico, California caused a catastrophic highway accident early this morning. Miraculously, no fatalities occurred when thirty-six tons of steel collapsed on top of vehicles underneath. Three people suffered serious injuries, including multiple broken bones. One survivor was trapped in his FedEx truck for more than three hours before being rescued. OSHA is investigating this incident for possible safety violations.

For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Car and Motorcycle Accidents.