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BARGERSVILLE, Ind — A construction worker is in critical condition after being electrocuted during a construction accident.

According to the Bargersville Fire Department, a construction worker was doing some work excavating on Whiteland Road this afternoon when he accidentally struck some powerlines with his excavator.

The worker was believed to be attempting to free the construction machinery from the lines when he was electrocuted.

He was transported to a hospital in critical condition, according to officials.

Whiteland Road is currently closed between State Road 135 and County Road 400 W. as a result of this accident.

This story will be updated once more information has been gathered.