Erik Johnson, 23, allegedly was driving a 2014 Subaru SUV southbound in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Randolph Street when the vehicle struck a taxi head-on.
Robert Grossman, 44, is charged with one count of aggravated DUI resulting in death.
Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license, police said.
Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license.
Under a negotiated deal approved by Judge Victoria Rossetti, Jeremy Betancourt pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence of marijuana, a Class 2 felony, while other charges against him, including aggravated street racing and reckless homicide, were dropped
Benjamin Black, 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday for the Feb. 27, 2013, crash that killed 11-year-old Matthew Ranken. Black pleaded guilty three months ago to driving under the influence of heroin.
Shane Stokowski thought the man he spotted leaving a West Town bar was too drunk to drive, so he followed him out to the parking lot, and leaned into the driver’s side window in an apparent attempt to stop Timothy McShane from driving away late Saturday afternoon.
Benjamin Black, who faces between three and 14 years in prison, has already pleaded guilty to being under the influence of heroin when he slammed his car into the back of a vehicle on Feb. 27, 2013, killing 11-year-old Matthew Ranken.
A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.
Aaron I. Moore, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in death, two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs resulting in death and two counts of leaving the scene of a fatal crash, according to Illinois State Police.
A convicted burglar who also spent time in jail 11 years ago for inebriated driving stands accused of having been under the influence of narcotics when his pickup truck allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist early last fall.
Jeffery Smith, 26, was charged with aggravated DUI leading to an accident or death, in addition to citations for negligent driving, failure to reduce speed and a child restraint violation.
Franklin Jackson, who is from Texas, didn’t notice the shattered window until he pulled into a gas station to check the damage to his car, prosecutors said.
John Lara, 31, was driving a private ambulance around 10:45 a.m. Monday when he hit a pickup truck at Clark and Montrose. His blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
A DeKalb County man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of heroin when his SUV struck a car on a snow-packed highway last winter, killing an 11-year-old boy.
Melvin Brown, 69, has been charged with felony aggravated DUI causing an accident involving bodily harm, as well as two misdemeanor counts of DUI.
Kevin P. Crawley was driving a 1999 white Infiniti sedan west on 63rd when he ran a red light, and collided with a 2002 Nissan traveling south on Woodlawn with a green light.
Jason B. Callahan, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kendall County Coroner’s Office.
Police said 20-year-old Miguel Rico was drunk when he drove a Dodge minivan west in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower on Saturday, crashing into a car, and killing two women.
Highland Park 19-year-old Carly Rousso missed her court date Tuesday, after voluntarily checking into a treatment center due to mental trauma from the fatal accident she was involved in last summer.