Man injured in construction-related accident
One man was injured in a construction-related semi-truck accident that occurred on Interstate 57 in a construction zone near Ashkum.
The accident occurred when a 49-year-old man was driving a semi-truck and rear-ended a construction truck. The semi-truck was hauling compressed hydrogen canisters when the accident occurred.
Officials have said that there was no leak in the accident, but a crew came to make sure that no hazardous material was spilled. One man remains in serious condition after the accident and is being treated at Riverside Medical Center.
Trucking accidents can cause serious injury, our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim in the accident during this difficult time.