SPENCER (CBS) – A National Grid worker was injured after being hit by a car in Spencer.
It happened Wednesday around noon in the area of Route 9 and Greenville Street. National Grid worker Paul Germano was on Main Street marking underground utility lines when he was hit by a car driven by 60-year-old Madeline Polselli.READ MORE: Case Of Rat-Borne Bacterial Disease Identified In Boston
Denise Cole lives nearby. “My daughter came down and said she hears screaming from her window. When she looked out, there was a person lying in the road.”
Main Street – which is also Route 9 – is the busiest road in town.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Car In Taunton
“People fly up and down. They go at least – I think it’s posted 35, it’s thickly settled over there – people probably go 60 up there,” said Brandi Curboy, a resident in the area.
Germano is in serious condition.
“We have limited information about the incident on Route 9 and are communicating with local authorities as they investigate the circumstances that led to our employee being injured. Our focus and thoughts are on our employee and his family as he receives medical attention,” National Grid spokesman Bob Kievra said in a statement.MORE NEWS: Judge Will Not Block COVID Vaccine Mandate For Massachusetts Correction Officers
Police are still investigating how the accident happened. There have been no charges filed against the driver.