Construction worker hit by car, seriously injured while jackhammering road
A construction worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car in Yonkers last night.
Police say they worker was hit just before 11 p.m. on Saw Mill River Road by Dover Lane.
They say the worker, in his 30s, was jackhammering in the road when he was struck by a car. The driver, a 60-year-old Yonkers man, remained at the scene.
The worker's employer said there were three workers at the scene, including a flagger, and that they were wearing safety vests.
Police said they saw no cones or extra lighting.
It was not immediately known what work was happening at the time.
Yonkers police say they will be submitting information to the city and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for further investigation.