U.S. Postal Service Worker Hurt in National City Car Accident on Highland Avenue
NATIONAL CITY, CA (September 13, 2019) – A U.S. Postal Service deliveryman sustained injuries in car accident on Highland Avenue.
The crash happened on Thursday, September 12, when a driver having a seizure struck the deliveryman against his mail van.
Surveillance video shows the sedan colliding into the USPS worker as he stands behind his van at 2907 Highland Ave.
Witnesses went into the vehicle to back it up and stop the engine. The postal worker fell to the ground as passersby reported the incident to officials for help.
National City Police officers responded and put a tourniquet on one of the postal worker’s legs. He was conscious, however firefighters say he suffered major injuries. Emergency personnel later transported him to UC San Diego Medical Center for further treatment.
The driver who struck the postal workers has a history of seizures, National City firefighters stated. Paramedics also transported him to a hospital for further evaluation.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time. If you find yourself aware that a medical emergency is happening, immediately pull away from the roadway and stop your vehicle. It is always best to keep a safe distance from other vehicles around, so you have enough time to react accordingly. In addition, if you believe you’re in no condition to drive, allow someone else to drive you.
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