Police shut down Main Street at Coyne Station Road in Huntley after a worker was struck by a sedan and critically injured Monday afternoon. | Photo: Nick Rusin

A worker was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle and left unresponsive in Huntley Monday afternoon, police said.

The Huntley Fire Protection District and Huntley Police Department responded around 3:09 p.m. Monday to the area of Main Street and Coyne Station Road in Huntley.

Huntley Deputy Police Chief Linda Hooten said a man had been struck by a vehicle while completing work along the roadway.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Main Street when it struck the male, Hooten said.

The victim was on the south shoulder of the road and was found unconscious and not breathing.

The man was transported to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley with critical injuries.

Police shut down Main Street at Coyne Station Road in Huntley after a worker was struck by a sedan and critically injured Monday afternoon. | Photo: Nick Rusin

A LifeNet medical helicopter was placed on standby to transfer the man to another hospital but it was canceled.

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A sedan was spotted with front-end damage off of the roadway. Multiple utility vehicles with flashing lights were parked along the shoulder of Main Street with cones set up around them.

Hooten did not say what company was performing work in the area.

Police officers shut down Main Street between Charles Sass Parkway and Coyne Station Road.

The closure is anticipated to last into Monday evening and motorists were advised to avoid the area, Hooten said.

The Huntley Police Department and Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team (K-CART) are conducting an investigation.