Staff- Penndot posted a news item on the Facebook page about a crash that happened in Carbon County yesterday, on Route 80. The accident involved a vehicle that had crashed into a “crash truck” in one of the lanes marked off as being closed. Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt, though there were injuries.
This accident highlights the need to slow down when you are in a construction zone. You are not just risking injury to yourself, but to the crews working. Here is what they had to say:
Today one of our crews in Carbon County was spray patching on Interstate 80 when a vehicle crashed into the “crash truck” in the closed lane. Thankfully the injuries do not appear to be severe at this time. PLEASE #Slow4Zone whenever you see our workers or those from any road or utility company working to improve our transportation system. Let’s all get home safely at the end of the day.
For more PennDOT stories of close calls or testimonies, visit www.JustDrivePA.com in the work zone area.