MOKENA, Ill. (STMW) — A male under the age of 21 was charged with DUI early Monday after the SUV he was driving collided with a rental truck on I-80, injuring one woman in southwest suburban Mokena.
The Nissan SUV crashed into the Penske rental truck, which was towing another car, about 12:35 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 near Wolf Road, said Illinois State Police Sgt. Chris Wilkes.READ MORE: Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On Lower Wacker Drive; 2 Others Taken Into Custody After Being Found In Vehicle Taken In Carjacking
A woman sitting in the passenger seat of the rental truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Wilkes said. The man driving the truck was not injured.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Brief Warm Up Is On The Way, Snow Showers Return
The driver of the SUV refused medical treatment at the scene, but was taken to Saint Joseph Medical Center for observation, Wilkes said.
He was eventually taken into custody and charged with DUI Zero Tolerance and unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor, Wilkes said.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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