Authorities say a NYSDOT employee doing safety work on Rt. 17 in Nichols was seriously injured when his vehicle was struck by a passing tractor-trailer Wednesday morning.
The Tioga County Sheriff's Department said the driver of the tractor-trailer, 37-year-old Lawrence E. Faucett of Ulster, Pa, was ticketed for unsafely moving from a lane and failure to exercise due care (Move Over Law).
The DOT worker was airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.
Officials say police responded to a report at 9:50 a.m. of a two-vehicle crash on Rt. 17 Westbound near exit 63 in the Town of Nichols.