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2 workers hurt in Skyway crash

An accident just after midnight this morning has landed two road workers that were working on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in the hospital with serious injuries.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the two construction workers were working on the northbound lanes heading into St. Petersburg when an SUV rammed into them, according to BayNews 9, news partner for the Bradenton Herald.

One was taken to Bayfront Medical Center and the other to Tampa General Hospital, according to the television station.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol the driver of the SUV that caused the accident was arrested on DUI charges at the scene.

The crew was working near a hot tar pot, which resulted in some serious burns for the worker that was taken to Tampa General.

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