Accident on Hwy 191 injures construction worker

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

One construction worker is recovering after he was hit by a truck on highway 191 near Midland.

The accident happened Friday morning near the 158 overpass, a little before 11.

According to troopers, a flat bed truck it drifted into a lane that was closed, the driver overcorrected went into the median, and hit a semi and a front-end loader, then slammed into consturction worker Sabino Medrano.

Medrano was taken to Medical Center Hospital, where he is in stable, but guarded condition.

Charges or tickets against the driver of the truck are pending.