Hit-and-Run Injures IDOT Employee Working in Fairfield

Hit-and-Run Injures IDOT Employee Working in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD – An Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) employee was injured in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning in Fairfield.

According to Illinois State Police, IDOT employees were patching holes on East Main Street just west of Southeast 2nd Street when one of the employees, 56-year-old Jerry Desch of Wayne City, was climbing onto an end loader and was struck by a car going west on East Main. The car continued going west without stopping.

Desch was taken by ambulance to an area hospital with minor injuries.

ISP is asking anyone with information about the accident to call 382-4606 ext. 255.

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