3 workers seriously injured in Coal City crash

October 7, 2012 3:23:45 PM PDT
Three public works employees were seriously injured in the town of Coal City Saturday night when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver.

Coal City is in Grundy County, about 50 miles southwest of Chicago.

The workers were picking up trash from an Octoberfest Parade route when police say a white pickup truck plowed into them.

One of the victims was airlifted to a hospital. Two others were transported by ambulance in critical condition.

The driver of the pickup truck in is police custody.

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