Man dead after car carrier collapses on him in Orlando
Incident happened on 200 block of Taft Vineland Road
ORLANDO, Fla. – A 40-year-old man is dead after a car carrier collapsed on him Monday in Orlando, Orange County Fire Rescue said.
Investigators said the incident happened on the 200 block of Taft Vineland Road.
Two co-workers responded to the accident to help him out, according fire rescue personnel.
#UPDATE traumatic injury: 40-year-old man working on the rear axle of this car carrier that collapsed on him. Two co-workers quickly came to his aid and fashioned a 2x4 and used a forklift to free him. #OCFRD took him to @orlandohealth Regional Medical Center in critical cond. pic.twitter.com/bR27X3WTSb— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) April 8, 2019
The victim's coworkers had to use a forklift to free him, according to investigators.
The victim was identified Tuesday as German Isidro Harry Torres.
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