Illinois: tour bus driver charged with DUI in killing of woman in crosswalk


From Chicago Tribune

Bail was denied today for the driver of a tour bus charged with DUI after allegedly striking and killing a woman in the Streeterville neighborhood.
David Soto, 47,  tested positive for cocaine after he struck graphic artist Justyna Palka in a crosswalk on Columbus at Illinois Tuesday evening, authorities said. He had worked for the Pontarelli Group Charter company for six months.
During his bond hearing, prosecutors also disclosed more details about sexual assault charges that were filed against Soto after the accident. Soto was
charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under 13.  …..MORE