AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Police Department has released more information on an incident that caused I-40 westbound traffic to be shut down earlier today.
According to APD, a vehicle that belonged to a contractor working on the guardrails for westbound I-40 was backing up in a coned off construction zone.
Police told us the driver of the vehicle hit a 39-year-old worker on the site.
He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.