Accident victim faces illegal drug and alcohol charges
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[FEB. 1, 2006]
NEW HOLLAND -- A 34-year-old Decatur man faces six
violations after a single-vehicle accident near New Holland on
Monday night. Following the accident, James A. Maynard was charged
with driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of cannabis,
possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal transportation of alcohol,
improper lane usage and failure to wear a seat belt.
Maynard had to be extricated from the 1998 Saturn he was driving and
was air-evacuated to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was
hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
occurred at 11:17 p.m. on Route 10 at 400th Avenue in Logan County.
Maynard was eastbound on Route 10 when his vehicle went off the
roadway to the left, struck a ditch and became airborne over 400th
Avenue The vehicle rolled an unknown number of times and came to
rest in a field.
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Illinois State Police District 9, Logan County Sheriff's
Department, Lincoln Rural Fire Department, New Holland Fire
Department, Logan County Paramedics and Air Evac responded to the
State Police District 9 news release; LDN]