Road worker hit by vehicle overnight in construction zone

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A road construction worker was hit by a vehicle overnight on I 75.

It happened in the construction zone between Volkswagen and Ooltewah around 3 AM.

Chattanooga Police say a vehicle went into the closed lanes and hit the worker, then lost control and left the roadway.

Both the worker and the driver were taken to the hospital, but were later released.

Investigators say charges are pending against the 24 year old driver.

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