A Geneva man accused of being drunk when his car plunged into a west suburban Naperville pond initially pointed the finger at his two friends who drowned as a result of the crash, according to prosecutors.
Two people died early Saturday morning in Naperville after the car they were riding in left the road and drove into a quarry.
LaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.
About 7 p.m., a 2008 Chevy sedan blew a T-intersection at Main Street and Boyce Memorial Drive, then drove through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water, said LaSalle County Sheriff Sgt. Jay Stachowiak.
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