A Maryland man is facing multiple charges following an accident that occurred at the Altamont exit ramp of I-70 westbound at 8:50am on June 2nd.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 24 year old, Derek R. Plastow was traveling westbound on I-70 when he left the roadway, entering the median. Plastow re-entered the westbound lanes, sliding sideways and rolling over. The vehicle came to a stop upright in the westbound exit ramp. Plastow then drove westbound onto South Main Street. On Main Street, Plastow then traveled northbound. He then exited the roadway and came to a rest in a private residence’s yard, approximately a half mile north of I-70. He was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Derek Plastow is being charged with improper lane usage, driving while under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal transportation of alcohol, and leaving the scene of an accident.
All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.