MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - Murphysboro police arrested a man Monday, March 4 after a traffic crash on North Second Street.
Joshua D. Bohm, 33 from Galesburg, Ill., was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving under the influence. He posted bond and was released.
Police say around 2:08 p.m. on Monday, they responded to a crash on North Second Street (Highway 127 North) near the intersection of Walnut Street.
They say Bohm was southbound on North Second Street approaching stopped traffic for the Walnut Street signal when he hit a car being driven by Steven Seiler, 22 from Mokena, Ill. in the rear.
Police say there was minor damage to Seiler's car. Bohm's car had major front and passenger damage.
During the investigation, Bohm was arrested for DUI of alcohol. When police contacted the Pinckneyville Police Department, it was determined that Bohm had hit a parked car in Pinckneyville and fled the scene.