Road worker struck, injured by SUV on Highway 70

A road worker is recovering from majors injuries after being hit by an SUV in a Highway 70 construction zone.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019 3:49 PM
Updated: Jul 11, 2019 3:49 PM

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worker is recovering from major injuries after being hit by a suv in a highway 70 construction zone. the chp says it happened just before eight oclock monday night... just east of highway 284 near chilcoot.. investigators say eugene hill was driving under the influence when he entered a 'cone zone' at a high rate of speed and collided with the suv in front of him. the suv was pushed into flagger adrian hill... and sent him airborn, into a ditch. hill was airlifted to the hospital. the driver of the suv was also injured. eugene hill was arrested for felony dui. the road was closed for nearly five hours. # mandatory evacuations
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