Driver in Pekin Accident Arrested for DUI

Published 08/07 2014 06:52PM

Updated 08/07 2014 06:57PM

An alleged drunk driver, arrested after an early morning accident Thursday in Pekin posted bond and is free on bond. According to Pekin Police, Gerald C. Wright hit a car in the Steak N Shake drive through, took off at a high speed. Police say when Wright came to a T intersection at Vandever and Griffin, he jumped the curb, crashing into the ball diamond fence at Avanti's Dome. Wright was arrested for DUI, driving while license was suspended and ticketed for allegedly disobeying a stop sign.

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