ODOT truck hit in Tuscarawas County

a car parked on the side of a road (C) Provided by WTOV Steubenville

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports one of its trucks was hit Monday morning in Tuscarawas County. According to ODOT, it happened in a work zone along State Route 416. A highway technician had to jump into the cab of the truck to avoid being hit, but no one was injured.

ODOT says this is the 62nd time this year that an ODOT crew has been hit.

“These folks who are out there working out there every day, they all have families to go home to do at the end of the day, and that’s so important for folks to remember,” Public Information Officer Lauren Borell said. 

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