Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to 10 and 14 years
Trooper Brian McMillen was killed when his patrol car was involved in an accident with two cars operated by intoxicated drivers.
Trooper McMillen was en route to a tavern, just outside of Illiopolis, to assist two deputy sheriffs with a disturbance when his patrol car was involved in a collision with two other vehicles. Both drivers were intoxicated and had just left the tavern Trooper McMillen was responding to.
Both drivers were convicted of aggravated DUI. One was sentenced to 14 years and the other driver was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Trooper McMillen had served with the Illinois State Police for 8 months. He is survived by his wife.