CHICAGO (CBS) — A Yorkville man who struck and killed a pony while driving an all-terrain vehicle has been charged with DUI, police said.
Quintin Wissmiller was injured when his Polaris Ranger ATV struck a Shetland Pony in the 11500 block of Brisbin Road near Helmar Road in Yorkville around 3 a.m on Sunday. According to police, the pony was on the roadway.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Friday Morning Temperatures In The Single Digits
Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies responded and determined that Wissmiller, 33, was intoxicated and driving on a revoked license.READ MORE: Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After Cook County State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping Her
Wissmiller, of the 11000 block of Brisbin, was taken to the hospital and treated for a head injury.
Wissmiller has been charged with driving under the influence and driving on a revoked license.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Single Digits On The Way
Due to the severity of its injuries, the pony had to be euthanized.