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Villa Grove man gets eight years for aggravated DUI

Thirty-three-year-old Villa Grove, Illinois resident Timothy Bretz was sentenced to eight years of imprisonment last Monday, November 10 after being convicted of aggravated driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound, The Champaign News Gazette reported.

According to court documents, Bretz had been operating a semi-trailer grain truck in October of last year when he collided with a car driven by 19-year-old Broadland local Wyatt Jones at an unmarked intersection in Champaign County. Jones died as a result of injuries he sustained from the accident. Marijuana had been found in Bretz’ system, though he contends that he was not impaired at the time of the accident.

If your life has been put in danger in a car accident in Champaign due to the negligent actions of other motorists on the road, our attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C. can advocate for you. Call our offices today at (217) 328-2828 to set up an appointment with a member of our legal team.