According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, a HERO worker was injured in a truck accident while working along Interstate 85. The accident occurred at around 4 in the afternoon on Tuesday near Old Peachtree Road.
The DOT worker was clearing debris from the southbound lanes of the highway when the accident happened. Two vehicles had stopped for the worker but a semi-truck failed to slow and struck the two vehicles. The truck continued and struck the worker before stopping on the side of the road.
Paramedics transported the HERO worker to a nearby hospital for treatment of multiple broken bones.