Highway worker injured in crash near Frisco | VailDaily.com

Highway worker injured in crash near Frisco

FRISCO, Colorado ” An 18-year-old Grand Junction woman faces charges in a traffic accident that injured a state highway worker.

The State Patrol said 42-year-old Rick Lee was struck in the leg when Ashley Webb fell asleep behind the wheel and her car ran off Interstate 70 and into the center median near Frisco Sunday morning.

Master Trooper Ron Watkins says Lee’s injuries were moderate to minor. He was taken to a medical center in Breckenridge.

Webb wasn’t injured.

Authorities say Lee was repairing the cable barrier when Webb’s Honda Accord ran off the left side of the highway. Lee’s leg was struck as he tried to jump over the cable.

Webb faces the charge of careless driving causing bodily injury.

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