A Department of Transportation worker was directing traffic near a crash last week.READ MORE: Candidate Conversations: Jack Ciattarelli
A driver he stopped then suddenly hits the gas, forcing the worker to jump on the hood.
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The worker had minor injuries.
It’s unclear if the driver is facing any charges.
We see reprehensible behavior on our roads every day. Watch from 4 camera angles as our #HELP operator is intentionally hit while directing traffic at a crash scene.
He was there to ensure safety for motorists. Ensure his safety by slowing down, paying attention & being patient. pic.twitter.com/cLi7GNqklE
— NYSDOT (@NYSDOT) October 26, 2020
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