UDOT Worker Hit By Vehicle On I-15 In Davis County
BOUNTIFUL, Utah – Officials responded to Davis County early Thursday after a person was hit by a vehicle on I-15.
The incident happened at approximately 4:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes in the area of 400 North.
According to a statement from the Utah Highway Patrol, the crew was working on a board sign in the HOV lane with additional UDOT vehicles behind them for traffic control.
“A UDOT employee who was working on the sign was getting into a UDOT truck on the right passenger side,” according to the statement. “A passing motorist struck them in the head with their left mirror, causing serious injury.”
The worker was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Troopers said impairment is not suspected at this time, and the driver of the vehicle that struck the worker is cooperating with the investigation.
The worker’s conditions was not immediately known.
Southbound lanes through the area were partially closed as troopers worked at the scene
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
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