Illinois: Great Hopping Hyundais! Cops say man leapt from his car after starting fatal chain-reaction with bus and beer truck; charged DUI

From Southtown Star
A Blue Island man previously cited in a fatal chain-reaction crash with a CTA bus and a beer truck will appear in bond court Wednesday on felony DUI charges.
Walter Thompson, 30, allegedly tried to run away from the wreck after the 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe he was driving crashed in the 1400 block of West 115th Street about 3 p.m. Monday, police said. He was later arrested at 118th Street and Ashland Avenue and taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island in stable condition, police said.
Thompson, of the 12900 block of Page Court in Blue Island, was charged with one count of aggravated DUI involving a fatal accident, and one count of aggravated DUI involving an accident causing bodily harm, according to police.
He already was issued traffic citations — including DUI, damaging city property, driving with a revoked license and three counts of leaving the scene of an accident — for the deadly crash, according to police. One man was killed and four other people….MORE