ODOT Employee Still Off Job One Year After Being Struck in Construction Zone

AKRON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC and News 5) – Making the “move over” law and reduced speed limits in construction zones personal.

ODOT employee Steve MacAdam of Cuyahoga Falls is still dealing with daily severe headaches and short-term memory loss.

That’s more than a year after a sleeping driver struck him in an I-76 work zone near Grant Street in Akron.

He suffered a brain injury and torn leg muscle.

There have been 109 instances of drivers hitting ODOT vehicles or personnel so far this year.