Road Worker Seriously Injured When Leg Caught Under Truck

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MARYVILLE, IL (KTVI)- A road construction worker was seriously injured when he was run over by a truck.  Maryville, IL police say William “Mark” Smith, 56, of Smithon, IL, was working at IL Rt. 162 and Lakeview Acres Dr. where a roundabout is being installed.  An asphalt truck backed up and caught his leg under the truck, causing serious injuries.

He was taken by medical helicopter to a St. Louis hospital.

The incident is under investigation.