DUI Driver Crashes Into Parked SUV, Fence On Near West Side

Sun-Times Media Wire
January 28, 2020 - 7:09 am
As officers investigated the crash, beer cans could be seen in the bed of the truck, near his feet and on the ground near the truck.

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- An alleged drunk driver crashed into a parked SUV and a fence Monday on the Near West Side.

At about 8:15 p.m., an adult male driver of a 2004 Ford F-150 rear-ended a parked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox as it was traveling north in the 200 block of South Racine Avenue, Chicago police said. After striking the SUV the truck continued and crashed into a nearby fence.

A DUI driver crashed into a parked SUV and then into a fence Jan. 27, 2020 on the Near West Side.
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The driver was taken to the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital in fair condition, police said.

As officers investigated the crash, beer cans could be seen in the bed of the truck, near his feet and on the ground near the truck.

The crash was alcohol related and the driver is in custody, police said. Charges are pending.

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