BLOOMINGTON — A 61-year-old Bloomington man has been charged with resisting arrest, driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after police said his vehicle struck two people Friday night in Normal.
Prosecutors said Robert Fisher hit the two pedestrians — a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman — near the corner of College Avenue and Walnut Street at 10:10 p.m. Friday.
Both victims were transported to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal with non life-threatening injuries. Their conditions and names have not been released.
After an investigation that included a field sobriety test, Fisher was arrested for DUI, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, but did not cooperate with officers in submitting further sobriety tests, according to court documents.
While officers detained Fisher, a search warrant was obtained for his blood and urine. Fisher was transported to Advocate BroMenn, but refused to comply with the search warrant and pulled away from a hospital employee who was attempting to take a blood sample, said police.
Fisher was released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond. He is scheduled for arraignment on the charges on May 10 in McLean County Circuit Court.