Car crashes into construction zone, worker rushed to hospital

HAPPENING NOW: Construction worker ran over near 27 and Gateway

Posted by News 12 Now on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Construction workers on Highway 27 are shaken up after one of their own was ran Thursday when a car veered off the highway and into a construction area.

A witness, Amy Smith,  was outside of her work on break when she and her colleagues witnessed this car run off the highway and towards the construction worker.

“I actually took off running, because I wasn’t sure if he was okay,” Smith said. “So I ran over there, he actually got out of his car okay.”

The construction worker, whose name is not being released at this time, dived underneath a construction crane to avoid being hit.

The worker was rushed to a local hospital. His condition in unknown at this time.

Stay with News 12 Now for more on this story as it develops.


Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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