Two road workers injured in an I-35 work zone
Two workers suffered from injuries when a vehicle hit their truck as they placed traffic cones on I-35 in Minnesota, ABC 5 News reported on June 22.
According to reports, the incident happened at around 4:00 p.m., northbound of Interstate 35 on Cliff Road. Workers Ronald McDein, 43, and Dennis Scott, 57, were reportedly blocking a road lane for construction work when the accident occurred. McDein sustained serious injuries from the accident while Scott sustained minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle that struck the workers was not injured. The Minnesota Department of Transportation cautioned motorists to be aware of road workers.
Unfortunately, road workers often suffer serious injuries from negligent motorists which results in great monetary loss due to the expensive medical care they need for recovery. If you have been injured in a situation like this, a lawyer may work for you to win your much needed workers’ compensation benefits. Find out how the attorneys of Robert Wilson & Associates may advocate for you today by calling (612) 334-3444.