Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Indecisi0n, Jun 15, 2016.
UPS truck runs over, kills 5-year-old boy chasing ball
This is why Halloween is about my least favorite day to work.
Wow just finished the article.
I know we are supposed to but I doubt many of us check the vehicle before we hop in and go.
At that time at night I'm sure all the driver wanted to do was get done and go home. Ashame. Both families will never be the same.
But I'd like to know why a 5 year was in the street with no parents watching him.
Is this really just making it to BC?? This happened 2 weeks ago
Their was another thread a few weeks ago.
I never saw the other link or heard anything on the news about it.
They told us this at the PCM two days after I saw it posted on BC
Still no official PCM on it, kind of sorta talked about it but sups say no official word. Leave a rut in someone's yard though watch out, pcms and videos out the wazoo
Because stuff like this they would rather cover up.
Every single stop.
Not sure if I posted this in the other thread on this topic........ Drove up on a mother..father ....little boy ..playing ball in the street....made my delivery ....walked back to truck.....The Mother sprawled out under my rear wheels trying to get the ball ....WTF
My manager said because of the coming litigation. Is why there aren't any further details. I do ck each time I walk back. If I see a kid at the delivery. Make a count of how many. Walk as far as I need too
The driver is not at fault. The thread headline should read: Unsupervised Young Child Killed In Accident.
God, this is horrible. I can see checking behind your vehicle, but how often does anyone look under it if there's no sound or other sign that anything is there? I know UPS doesn't say to check there.
My heart and thoughts go out to the boy's family as well as the driver, who will live with this for the rest his life.
Was she sprawled out commando?
Cover up? It came up in my google news feed FFS. How is that a cover up?
I absolutely don't want to blame the driver, this could have happened to ANYONE. The Integrad courses teach that you look at and under the truck as you come back to it from a stop.
That doesn't mean it can't be dark, or there could be cars double parked AROUND the car, etc.
I only typed that to spread the word. If someone reads it and it somehow prevents any other tragedy for the driver and the family for a child, it was worth the effort.
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