A construction worker was seriously injured Monday after a hit-and-run accident along State Route 89 South.
Around 2:35 p.m., 51-year-old Ismael Mayorga-Torres, an employee with Vali Cooper & Associates, was regulating traffic at a heavily congested construction zone.
Mayorga-Torres was walking along the west road edge when he was struck by a vehicle going southbound at about 15-25 mph.
The driver fled the scene.
The victim was taken to Renown Medical Center in Reno by life flight with major injuries.
Erich Griesemer was arrested for the felony hit-and-run.