Worker injured in construction accident on Interstate 57
One man remains hospitalized after a construction trucking accident on Interstate 57 near Ashkum and Gilman.
A 49-year-old man was hauling compressed hydrogen canisters on a semi-truck when he rear-ended a construction truck. The accident occurred in a construction zone where crews were working on the road.
State police inspected the scene for a leak or spill of the materials but nothing was found. The man remains in serious condition at Riverside Medical Center.
Trucking accidents can cause serious injury to everyone involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.