Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Driver speaks out

I can now reveal the name of my friend and co-worker, Lory Moon, who was nearly killed when a huge tarp fell from a semi truck on I-90 last week. Here she is in an interview at Harborview with KIRO-7 this evening.

http://www.kirotv.com/news/22144821/detail.html

Somewhere a truck driver noticed a tarp missing from his load this week. I hope that driver realizes what happened and finds the decency to step forward and own up to this tragedy.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Driver accident

A co-worker was injured and her car damaged Saturday when a tarp came loose from a truck on I-90. The accident report is here. She had to have surgery and will be unable to move for several weeks and unable to work for many months. Fortunately she is expected to make a full recovery.

Employees have organized an assistance fund to help with her expenses not covered by health insurance. I work with a great group of people.

Also another reminder though how even those with "good private insurance" can be financially devastated by a major accident under the current corporate health system.