Man hit by semi while changing tire along I-80

A man changing a tire along I-80 in Lackawannock Twp, Pa. was hit by a semi-truck.

LACKAWANNOCK TWP., Pa. (WYTV) – A man is in critical condition from injuries he sustained after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Mercer County.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 80 in Lackawannock Township.

A driver was changing his tire on his vehicle along I-80 when an approaching semi-truck lost control after the truck hit a series of potholes and struck the man and his vehicle. The man was tossed yards away.

The victim is listed in critical condition at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

The driver of the tractor-trailer and his passenger were not hurt.

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