VDOT contractor continues to recover after being hit by vehicle

Posted at 8:37 PM, Sep 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-17 20:37:25-04

A VDOT contractor that had to have his leg amputated after a suspected drunk driver hit him on I-264 is now recovering.

The wreck caused a huge back-up on Friday morning in Norfolk near the Broad Creek Bridge.


VDOT contractor’s leg amputated in I-264 overnight crash

19-year-old Luis Avaizaga-Torres was picking up cones when a driver slammed into the back of his work truck pinning him under it.

He's now listed in fair condition after having a leg amputated at the scene.