A Department of Transportation worker was directing traffic near a crash last week.
A driver he stopped then suddenly hits the gas, forcing the worker to jump on the hood.
The driver was quickly stopped by an officer down the road.
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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