Illinois media outlets have reported that a guitarist in a popular Chicago band may have been under the influence when he allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian on the evening of Aug. 21. The 33-year-old man's bail was set at $200,000 when he appeared in a Cook County court on Aug. 23 to face drunk driving charges. The pedestrian accident took place on West North Avenue in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood at approximately 8:24 p.m.
A man police say may have been intoxicated behind the wheel of his vehicle has been arrested following a crash that claimed the life of his passenger. The 28-year-old Illinois resident was accused of aggravated DUI following the car accident that killed the passenger in his pickup truck. The driver was booked into the Grundy County jail.
A rollover crash on an interstate highway has led to the arrest of one woman who police believe may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. Illinois authorities are still investigating the accident, but they suspect the woman operating the vehicle may have been DUI. Nine children were injured in the accident.