Woman injured in early morning I-74 crash
CHAMPAIGN — A Bloomington woman was critically injured in an alleged drunken driving crash on Interstate 74 near Champaign early Saturday.
Illinois State Police at Pesotum said Elizabeth J. Dowell, 39, was driving east on I-74 about 1:15 a.m. when she was unable to avoid striking a deer on the highway.
She swerved to avoid it, lost control of her car, ran off the road and rolled over.
She was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition Saturday.
Police said she was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.