Driver faces multiple charges, including a DUI, after being involved in a traffic accident along I-74 the afternoon of Wednesday, February 1st around 3:44 p.m.
According to a recent press release from the Illinois State Police District 10, Daniel Abney, 57, from Mt. Vernon, Kentucky (unit 1) was traveling westbound along I-74 at milepost 181 near Champaign, when he lost control of the vehicle. The loss of control caused the driver to side-swipe the concrete median wall. Abney was then transported to the hospital for minor injuries.
Abney was later arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver, improper lane usage, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.