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Bail Set at $750,000 for Driver Involved in Fatal Car Accident

An Illinois man that was involved in a car accident when he hit a man and his dog, while allegedly rushing to get home, resulting in the death of both the man and the dog. The driver has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence and reckless homicide and bail has been set at $750,000. Witnesses say that the car went out of control, struck mailboxes and then ran into the victim and his dog. The driver then attempted to flee on foot and when caught admitted to having been drinking and smoking marijuana. The bond was set high and the driver has been appointed a public defender to represent him at trial. For more information on this truck accident, click here.