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Reckless driver could've killed construction workers after failing to 'Move Over' on I-77 in Akron

Posted at 9:38 AM, May 21, 2019

AKRON, Ohio — A reckless driver could've killed construction workers who were just doing their jobs early Tuesday morning on I-77 in Akron.

Dashcam footage from News 5 photographer Mike Vielhaber shows a vehicle losing control near a construction zone where six workers were doing overnight work.

The driver tried to pass a car in the right lane that was slowing down for the work zone.

The state law requires drivers to move over to an adjacent lane when approaching any vehicle with flashing or rotating lights parked on the roadside. It says drivers should slow down if moving over isn’t possible due to traffic, weather conditions or the lack of a second lane.