In Illinois, Mark Ikerman, 43 year-old, was driving a tow truck in Granite City early Friday when witnesses saw him ram into the rear-end of a parked SUV. The driver of the SUV, Donald Legens, was killed and his infant was injured. Witnesses saw Mr. Ikerman flee the scene. One witness followed him to his house and notified authorities of his whereabouts. He was subsequently arrested.
For infants, almost 20% of deaths are caused by car accidents. Alcohol is a factor in approximately 23% of the cases.