Driver struck while changing tire on interstate

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - An Omaha man was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 80 while changing a tire Friday afternoon.

According to police, Hussein Hassan, 21, was changing a tire on his Pontiac Grand Prix near the 84th St. exit when he was struck by a 2013 Volkswagen Passat that had drifted onto the shoulder.

The Volkswagen also struck Hassan's vehicle, and both Hassan and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital with possible serious injuries.

The Volkswagen driver was identified as Kevin Colton, 44, of Council Bluffs.

Charges are pending for the accident.