Legal news for New Jersey Construction Accident lawyers—A family man doing mechanical work was fatally injured in a construction accident in New Jersey.
Mount Laurel, NJ (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – A Burlington Man was fatally injured when he was working to fix a bus Monday afternoon, October 12, 2009, announced The Trentonian.
Police reported that 43-year-old Edward T. Lambs Sr. was doing some mechanical work on an old bus, in hopes that he would be able to send it to Africa for transportation use, when the bus crushed him. Mount Laurel police authorities said that Lambs was found trapped beneath the large vehicle.
Emergency medical services (EMS) quickly arrived at the scene of the accident and removed the bus off of Lambs body. He was declared dead soon after officials arrived around 1:30 p.m. The now widowed, mother of five, 43-year-old Mrs. Joanne Lambes reported that she was in disbelief of the tragic accident.
Mrs. Lambes is survived by four sons and one daughter with ages ranging from 10 to 23-years-old. His wife of 24-years told sources how she had just seen him that morning when he brought her a cup of coffee, and said that he loved her right before he walked out the door for work.
The police drove Mrs. Lambes home after telling her the news while she was at work. The County Medical Examiner’s Office was scheduled to perform an autopsy.