Two IDOT Workers Shot on I-57, Two Arrested in Connection

Two IDOT Workers Shot on I-57, Two Arrested in Connection

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Two people have been arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting of two construction workers Wednesday night on Interstate 57 near Dix.

According to Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard, two Illinois Department of Transportation workers were shot and injured while working at the Dix/Irvington Road exit off I-57. Both workers were airlifted to St. Louis area hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

A search warrant was ultimately executed at a residence near the shootings and two people were taken into custody. Their names have not been released.

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