Police say the accident happened near 131st and Erskine late Tuesday morning
Omaha police say the worker was using a wood chipper near 131st and Erskine when one of the pieces of wood started to wobble around.
The worker started backing up from the chipper and stepped into the street. The driver of a van saw the worker and attempted to avoid him.
Police say the worker's ankle was struck by one of the tires. He was transported to the hospital for treatment of a minor ankle injury.