IDOT workers struck on road

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MORGAN COUNTY (WCIA) — Two Illinois Department of Transportation workers were taken to the hospital after being hit on the side of the road.

86-year-old Dale Gibbs of South Jacksonville Illinois was traveling southbound on Morton Avenue near Mobile Road in Morgan County. 

There — three I-DOT workers and their truck were in the right lane working on the road.

Gibbs failed to yield and struck two of the workers and the rear of the IDOT truck.

Gibbs and the two workers who were hit were all taken to the hospital.

The crash is still pending investigation, and there is no word on how serious the injuries are.

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