Auto Repair Shop Accident

Release Date/Time: 6/30/2013 8:25 AM

Incident: Auto Repair Shop Accident

Report #: 13-061378

Date: Friday, 6/28/2013

Time: 5:42 PM

Location: 700 block of North Sanborn Road

Salinas Police Officers responded to an automotive repair shop, located in the 700 block of North Sanborn Road, on a report of a male worker who was pinned under a vehicle. The victim was working on a Cadillac Escalade which had been elevated on two small jacks.  While under the vehicle, one of the jacks gave way, causing the vehicle to fall on his legs. The vehicle then fell off of the other jack, landing on the victims head.  He was removed from underneath the vehicle and was still alive when officers arrived.  He had sustained life-threatening injuries. He was life-flighted to a San Jose area hospital in critical condition.

Release Authorized by: Commander David Crabill

Telephone: (831) 758-7250