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Construction Worker Seriously Injured After Getting Struck by Vehicle in Westport

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A construction worker has serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Westport on Tuesday night.

Officers were called to Post Road West around 9:15 p.m. after getting a report of a crash with serious injuries. Initial reports said the accident involved a pedestrian.

Emergency responders found and helped a man that had been hit by a passing vehicle near an active work zone, police said.

According to police, he was preliminarily identified as a worker associated with the on-going construction project for repaving Post Road West and Post Road East.

The man was transported to Norwalk Hospital to be treated for serious injuries, authorities added.

The driver of the vehicle had been traveling on Park Road West at the time of the collision, police said. The driver remained at the scene to speak with officers and is cooperating with the investigation. No charges have been filed.

The incident remains under investigation.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was also called and is investigating.

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