MoDOT Employee Hurt in I-70 Crash

7 years 6 months 6 days ago Wednesday, May 30 2012 May 30, 2012 Wednesday, May 30, 2012 1:51:00 PM CDT May 30, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

CONCORDIA - A MoDOT employee was hurt Wednesday afternoon after a semi-trailer truck collided with a vehicle protecting a MoDOT crew working on I-70 in Lafayette County. 

A MoDOT spokesperson said the employee sustained minor injuries and is being checked out at a local hospital. The employee's name was not available. The spokesperson said the semi hit the MoDOT vehicle from behind but a safety device meant to protect rear collisions helped cushion the blow.   

All westbound lanes of I-70 were closed around 1 p.m. Wednesday at milepost 59 near Concordia. One westbound lane reopened around 2 p.m. 

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