Man struck and killed by car in construction zone

A man was killed in a construction accident after a car crashed into a construction zone on Michigan Ave. and struck the man.

The accident occurred around 1 p.m. when the man was speaking to workers and explaining where they should pave the road when a Chevy came through the construction zone and struck a construction truck which then struck the man. The man was then pinned underneath the car.

Construction workers on the scene began to try and free him from underneath the car, but the man was pronounced dead when they released him. The driver of the car is now being questioned to see if she was under the influence of any substances.

Construction site accidents can cause serious injury and change the lives of all people involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.