Illinois: DUI driver going wrong way on I-74 hit deputy head on; drunk was driving a Mini-Cooper, and deputy was injured


GALESBURG —A man was charged with driving under the influence after traveling down the interstate the wrong way at a “substantial” speed for four minutes and striking a Knox County deputy’s cruiser head-on.
Benjamin A. Davila was charged with DUI, reckless driving and improper lane usage-wrong way after hitting Knox County Deputy Keith King, 27, on July 13 at I-74 mile marker 41.5, said Illinois State Police Trooper Jason Wilson. Both were taken to OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg before being transported to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria……MORE

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