Construction truck hit by DUI driver

Published 07/31 2012 04:35PM

Updated 07/31 2012 05:44PM

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A close encounter for one construction worker. Police say his truck was rear-ended by a drunk driver.

It happened about 10:30 pm on I-74 westbound. 59-year old Dennis Horn is charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Authorities say he hit the back of a maintenance vehicle which was serving as a traffic control device. Police say Horn failed to stop and drove until he ran off the road.

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