6:30 p.m., Aug. 20)
Maintenance worker struck and killed on 174
By Fred Sherwin
maintenance worker was struck and killed by an SUV while
cutting grass in the median of Hwy. 174 just east of the
Montreal Road exit just before 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.
SUV was travelling eastbound on the highway when it left
the road for an unknown reason, entered a small depression
in the median and struck the victim who was working with
several other colleagues.
force of the accident severely damaged the front end of
the vehicle. The driver was transported to the Ottawa
Hospital's Civic campus where he was treated for serious
but non-life threatening injuries to his face, head and
closed the highway between Jeanne d'Arc and Montreal Road
for several hours to allow investigators to examine the
scene and determine the cause of the accident.
responders examine the SUV that was involved
in an accident on Hwy. 174 in which a maintenance
worker was struck and killed. Fred Sherwin/Photo
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