Car enters I-93 work zone, injures construction worker

Updated Nov 29, 2018

Road WorkOn Wednesday, November 14, a car traveling north on Interstate 93 near Exit 5 in Manchester, N.H., crashed through barrels and into a construction zone, colliding with two street sweepers with workers inside, WMUR reports.

The drivers of the sweepers were fine, but another construction worker and the driver of the car suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

“There was a Volvo station wagon traveling northbound on 93 (when it) entered into the construction zone,” state police Sgt. Steve Callinan told the news agency, adding that the driver of the car was charged with reckless conduct and operating after revocation.

“There was a construction worker standing outside of where the street sweeper was. He did make contact with the Volvo station wagon. He was transported (to the hospital), as well as the operator of the Volvo station wagon.”

It is not known what caused the motorist to cross into the construction zone. An investigation is ongoing.