Road crew worker hospitalized after being hit by vehicle in Winkler County

Authorities say that a total of eight people were taken to the hospital after a van crashed on Highway 90. (MGN Image)

WINKLER COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- Authorities are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash involving a road crew worker in Winkler County on Tuesday.

According to the Winkler County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened south of Kermit at the intersection of Highway 18 and Hogg Road.

The northbound and southbound lanes of the highway were shut down as authorities investigated the crash but have since reopened.

The worker has been taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.