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Construction Worker Hit by Suspected Drunken Driver in Dallas: PD

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    Construction Worker Hit by Suspected Drunken Driver

    A man working at a construction site near Dallas Love Field was struck by a suspected drunken driver Thursday night, police say. (Published Friday, Aug. 9, 2019)

    A man working at a construction site near Dallas Love Field was struck by a suspected drunken driver Thursday night, police say.

    It happened at about 1:30 a.m. along the eastbound lanes of West Northwest Highway near Timberline Drive.

    According to police, the worker was operating a machine in the two right lands that had been closed off to traffic when he was struck by a car. The car continued on and was chased by another construction worker before stopping on Lemmon Avenue, a few blocks away from the construction site, police said.

    The construction worker was evaluated and released by paramedics, police said.

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    The woman driving the car was hospitalized at Parkland Medical Center. Police did not say how she was injured or give details on her condition.

    No further details were available.

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