DUI Charges Filed In Sherrard Bus Crash

DUI charges have been filed in a Sherrard school bus accident. The driver–33 year old Dustin Leath of New Windsor–is accused of being under the influence of drugs and crashing into a tree along Illinois Route 17 last March. A student was on the bus during the crash, but there were no serious injuries. A first appearance is scheduled for June 7th in Mercer County Circuit Court.  Sherrard superintendent Alan Boucher says Leath was a long-term sub for Sherrard and will not drive for the district in the future.