Construction worker hit by car in Coventry Township


COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WJW)– A construction worker suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car in Coventry Township Wednesday morning.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office said a crew was setting up a construction zone in the eastbound lane of Robinson Avenue, which was blocked with a vehicle. A 52-year-old worker was standing in the westbound lane directing traffic past the construction vehicle when he was hit.

According to the sheriff’s office, a 62-year-old Mogadore woman did not see the worker standing in the lane.

The man was taken to Akron General Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.

The sheriff’s office said alcohol, drugs and speed are not considered factors. The crash remains under investigation.

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