Vehicle strikes workers in northeast side construction zone

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Crash scene on April 19, 2016

4 Fast Facts

  • Construction workers hit on northeast side
  • Driver suffered medical episode and lost control of SUV
  • Truck acting as barrier likely saved workers’ lives
  • Workers, driver and passenger all expected to be OK

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 19, 2016) – An SUV crashed into a construction zone on the northeast side of Indianapolis Tuesday morning, striking two workers.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan police, the driver suffered a medical condition, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a construction truck from E&B Paving that was being used as a barrier for the crew.  The crash happened at 82nd Street and Hague Road.

Police said the truck likely saved the worker’s lives. One worker was hit in the ribs; another suffered arm injuries. Both were sent to an area hospital but were expected to recover. The driver and his wife were also expected to be OK, police said.

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