Car slides into 2 Canfield city employees, hits backhoe

The accident happened on Fairground Boulevard in Canfield

Two city employees were hurt in a traffic accident in Canfield, Ohio.

CANFIELD, Ohio (WYTV) – Two Canfield city employees were hit by a car while working on a waterline break on Fairground Boulevard.

Canfield’s police chief said the workers were injured Wednesday afternoon when a car slid on some ice and hit them. The car then crashed into a backhoe at the work site.

The workers were rushed to the hospital.

A 33 WYTV  viewer sent in a photo showing the damaged front end of the vehicle against the backhoe.

Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

The names of the employees haven’t been released yet.