A woman was injured by a suspected drunk driver on the 1000 block of West Market Street in Bloomington.
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A woman was injured in Bloomington Sunday night after a truck driven by a suspected drunk driver struck her on West Market Street.
Police were called to the 1000 block of West Market Street for reports of a crash at around 7:38 p.m. on Sunday. The report said that a truck struck a woman, a sidewalk bench, and a utility pole before fleeing the scene.
The driver of the truck, a 39-year-old man, was arrested and brought to McLean County Court. Two juveniles were also inside of his truck and were released to a parent/guardian.
The truck driver faces charges of a probation violation, endangering the life/health of a child DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, leaving the scene of an accident with injury, aggravated reckless driving, driving on a sidewalk, traffic lane usage, and illegal squealing/screeching of tires.
The 38-year-old woman who was hit by the truck suffered minor injuries and was treated at Advocate BroMenn MedicalCenter.