Person running on I-355 taken into custody by state police

A person was reported to be running across Interstate 355 near Lemont on Saturday morning before being being taken into custody.

Illinois State Police reported that a District 15 trooper responded to a motorist assist at about 9:53 a.m. Saturday, on northbound Interstate 355, the Veterans Memorial Tollway, near Milepost 11 in Lemont.

A person was running across all lanes of traffic, police said. The trooper approached the person and a physical confrontation occurred.

State Police said the person was taken into custody and transported to a hospital. The trooper also went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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