A CalTrans subcontractor was seriously injured yesterday while parked on the shoulder of Route 125 near Grossmont College Drive in El Cajon. According to reports, the injured man was performing work for Cal Trans, when an out-of-control pickup truck driving southbound on the 125 veered off the road and into the worker, who was thrown 30 feet in the air. The pickup driver was allegedly speeding, and was also cited for driving without a license.
The CHP said that accident occurred at approximately 2:25 p.m. The injured worker was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he is being treated for several fractures and internal injuries. He is expected to survive.