2 Madison city employees injured in separate incidents

Both incidents happened just before 6 a.m. Thursday

Two Madison city employees were injured in separate incidents Thursday morning, according to Madison police.

Both incidents happened just before 6 a.m.

Police said a Madison Metro employee was struck by a car crossing E. Washington Avenue near the Metro’s maintenance facility. The driver of the vehicle stopped immediately.

The employee was taken to the hospital. His condition is not available.

A Madison Streets and Recycling Department employee was injured in a crash on Broom Street near Dayton Street while picking up refuse, according to police.

Police said a van struck a trash bin being handled by the employee, and the driver initially left the scene but later returned.

The worker was taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.