Montez Williams Makes First Court Appearance

Decatur IL – The man police say led them on a high speed chase, which resulted in serious injuries to a Decatur man, appeared in court Tuesday.


32 year old, Montez Williams was appointed a public defender in court today. Williams did not make a plea. He is expected back in court next week.

Police tried pulling Williams over for a traffic stop, when they say he took off reaching speeds higher than 90 miles per hour. At the intersection of Garfield Avenue and 24th Street, police say Williams hit 33 year old Shane Lewis who was on his bicycle.

Lewis suffered a skull fracture, broken jaw, and bleeding on the brain. Police say, Williams was under the influence of Cannabis.