ODOT pleads with public after 12th work zone crash since February

Ohio Department of Transportation worker injured in crash

ODOT pleads with public after 12th work zone crash since February
A female ODOT worker was airlifted to a Columbus hospital out of an abundance of caution following the crash. (Source: Ohio Department of Transportation North Central Ohio District 3 Facebook page)

GALION, Ohio (WOIO) - Staff at the Ohio Department of Transportation took to Facebook on Wednesday, after a tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a moving ODOT truck that was towing an active lane change sign on US 30 west.

The woman inside the pickup was injured, and was taken to a Columbus hospital, Crawford County Now reports.

The semi driver was uninjured.

District 3 had a crew hit today. This is the 12th ODOT crew struck since February 14. Yet another reminder to SLOW DOWN...

Posted by Ohio Department of Transportation North Central Ohio District 3 on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

“Our people want to go home to their families every night, PLEASE pay attentions in work zones,” the ODOT post read.

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