A highway construction worker was severely injured early Monday morning after being hit by a parked pickup truck that was struck by another vehicle that was driving the wrong way on I-25 near Johnson's Corner.


According to the Loveland Reporter Herald: Roland Benavides, of Fort Morgan, was working on the southbound I-25 bridge that crosses Colo. 60 for Myers & Sons Construction of Castle Rock when he was hit by the pickup truck and severely injured.


Two Michigan women were extricated from the vehicle that struck Benavides. The lane they were driving in was closed for construction work.

All three people were taken to Medical Center of the Rockies and all three people were in critical condition at Medical Center of the Rockies.


A CDOT worker was hit by a wrong-way driver on I-25 early this morning.

According to 7News in Denver, a driver was heading northbound in the southbound lanes on I-25, near Johnstown, around 3 a.m., when the driver hit the CDOT worker, then crashed into the worker's truck head-on.

The worker, and two women in the suspect's vehicle, were taken to the hospital.

A hazardous materials cleanup team was called out to the scene because of a spill of about 20 gallons. It was unclear what the liquid was.