UDOT worker hit on I-15 near Bountiful
BOUNTIFUL, Utah — A UDOT construction worker was hit while working on I-15 Thursday morning.
The Utah Highway Patrol confirmed to KSL that the worker was “clipped” around 4 a.m. this morning in the southbound lanes near 400 North.
Lt. Nick Street with UHP said the UDOT employee was working on a board sign in the HOV lane while other UDOT vehicles provided traffic control behind them. When that worker was going to get back into the passenger seat of their truck a passing motorist hit them in the head with their left mirror.
BREAKING: @UTHighwayPatrol confirms a UDOT worker was “clipped” this morning in an auto-ped southbound I-15 near 400 north in Bountiful. He was taken to the hospital for injuries. Deiver is cooperating. Details on @KSL5TV pic.twitter.com/DgWXDkCt9c
— Felicia Martinez (@FeliciaKSL) October 22, 2020
UPD says the driver of the vehicle involved is cooperating and the worker hit was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
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