Berwyn worker struck by vehicle

Published: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 3:04 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 3:25 p.m. CDT

BERWYN — A City of Berwyn worker was injured when he was struck by a vehicle while working in the 3100 block of South Oak Park Avenue at 10:14 a.m. Feb. 15, according to police reports.

Police said William G. Leyh, 63, of the 6700 block of West 26th Street, was walking north on the street that had been blocked off by a construction barrel when a car driven by a 64-year-old Berwyn man plowed through the barrel and struck Leyh in the leg as he attempted to get out of the way of the vehicle.

Leyh was wearing a reflective vest, police said

Other workers stopped the man's vehicle and called 911. Leyh was taken to MacNeal Hospital.

The driver told police he did not see the, barrel, according to police reports. He was not cited and the case was closed by police, according to police reports.

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