DUI charge after collision with pony
Sun-Times Media June 18, 2012 1:44PM
Quintin P. Wissmiller has been charged with DUI after crashing his ATV into a pony in Kendall County, deputies said.
Updated: July 20, 2012 6:18AM
Kendall County sheriff’s deputies charged a Yorkville man with drunken driving Sunday after he allegedly struck a pony while riding his all-terrain vehicle.
Quintin Wissmiller, 33, of the 11500 block of Brisban Road, was riding a Polaris Ranger ATV on Brisban Road near Helmar Road in unincorporated Kendall County when he struck a Shetland pony that was in the roadway around 3 a.m., the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies said that Wissmiller was drunk and driving with a revoked license.
Wissmiller was taken to Morris Hospital and charged with drunken driving and driving with a revoked driver’s license. He was released on personal recognizance.
Deputies said the pony suffered a back injury from the crash and was euthanized.