Former officer accused of DUI in critical condition

CHARLESTON -- A former police officer is in critical condition and  accused of DUI. Brent Butler's motorcycle hit an SUV in the 1600-block of Lincoln Avenue Friday.

Butler was thrown off the bike and pinned under the SUV. The driver of the SUV was ticketed for not stopping.

Butler was also a former chief deputy at the Coles County Sheriff's Department. He resigned in 2011.

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