PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Two people, including a construction worker, were hurt in an accident that closed down a local freeway Tuesday.

It happened around 1:15 p.m.  on westbound M-14 near North Territorial in Plymouth Township.

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According to police, an SUV was approaching a construction zone when the driver apparently lost control, striking a road worker as the vehicle rolled over.

The road worker was airlifted to University of Michigan Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the SUV was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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M-14 was shut down at Beck Road following the crash, but the freeway reopened at around 4 p.m.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Get more information now on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.

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