Timothy Williams, the pitchman for travel site "Trivago", has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.
After he was pulled over, the actor allegedly failed a sobriety test, authorities said.
He was arrested and his bail was set at $100. When police responded to reports of a stalled vehicle in a lane of travel, they discovered Williams out cold with his foot still on the brake in the middle of traffic.
A Trivago statement Friday says the company didn't have full details on the situation but treats such incidents very seriously and strongly condemns drinking and driving as a risk to others and against the Trivago culture.
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According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, five cases have been reported in northeastern and eastern Illinois. People younger than 5 and older than 65 and people with weakened immune systems are most susceptible to the illness.
In addition to his on-screen parts, Williams is also a singer and songwriter.
Williams is mostly known for his roles in Trivago.com commercials, which began in 2016.
The actor has been court-ordered to undergo mental health or intellectual disability assessment.
"When the Germany based travel company Trivago, first auditioned Tim, he would serve only as a voice over talent, but on the second engagement with the company they made a decision to put him in front of the camera in a move that certainly proved to be a win for both, Trivago and Tim", his website states.
During a second audition he was put him on camera, and he's been the face of the company for the five years since.