DuPage County DUI

Drivers High On Marijuana And Associated Traffic Accidents

Drivers high on marijuana as well as under the influence of other drugs has been increasing over the last few years. While there are many drugs that these “drugged drivers” use, marijuana continues to be one of the most commonly used drugs. Drivers high on marijuana is further discussed on the “‘Drugged Driving’ Accidents Involving …

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Wrong-Way Crash In Clarendon Hills Leads To Two Fatalities

A fatal wrong-way crash occurred early Sunday (October 20, 2019) morning in Clarendon Hills.  This wrong-way crash involved a SUV that was allegedly driving in the wrong direction when it collided with a Volkswagon Jetta.  This Clarendon Hills collision happened on Route 83, to the north of the 55th Street intersection. This wrong-way crash led …

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DuPage County Drunk Driving Alleged In Fatal Pedestrian Accident

DuPage County drunk driving continues to pose a significant traffic safety problem. As discussed in various posts throughout this site, largely seen in “DuPage County DUI” category, DuPage County drunk driving has caused many accidents involving injuries. Drivers who are driving while alcohol-impaired have been involved in many serious accidents of various types, including “head-on …

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Naperville Four-Car Crash At 75th Street and Naper Boulevard

There was a Naperville four-car crash on New Year’s Day (January 1, 2019) after which a driver was charged with DUI. According to Naperville Police, this Naperville four-car crash happened at 75th Street and Naper Boulevard, and resulted in three people being injured. An excerpt regarding this DuPage County crash, from the January 3, 2019 …

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Drug-Impaired Motorists And Their Vulnerability To Getting In Accidents

Drug-impaired motorists continues to be a growing problem with regard to traffic safety.  As discussed on the “Vehicle Accidents Involving Drivers Under The Influence Of Drugs” page, various statistics indicate that the frequency of drug-impaired driving is both increasing and at worrisome levels.  In addition to these statistics, there have been many Chicago-area traffic accidents …

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Drug-Impaired Driving And Its Frequency In Fatal Vehicle Accidents

Drug-impaired driving continues to be a significant and growing problem regarding traffic safety.  There have been many Chicago-area vehicle accidents in which one of the drivers was drug-impaired. Drug-impaired driving, with a specific focus on DuPage County, is further discussed on the “Vehicle Accidents Involving Drivers Under The Influence Of Drugs” page.  Additionally, some of …

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“Head-On” Collision In Oakbrook Terrace Injures Five People

There are various reasons that “head-on” collisions occur.  As discussed on the “DuPage County Accidents Involving ‘Head-On Collisions’” page, there can be many reasons why such crashes occur.  While many such accidents involve a car “crossing the center line” and colliding with an oncoming vehicle, other such crashes involve (substantial) driver impairment. This driver impairment …

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Prison Sentence For Driver In West Chicago Fatal DUI Crash

A December 2014 fatal DUI crash in West Chicago that resulted in the death of Antonio Alvarez, 37, of Warrenville, has been discussed on this site in the following two posts: The December 6, 2014 post titled “Fatal Car Collision In West Chicago, Illinois“ The December 9,2014 post titled “DUI Charges In Fatal West Chicago Crash“ …

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Series Of Hit & Run Crashes In Villa Park And Lombard In DuPage County

There was a series of hit & run crashes on Sunday (January 22, 2017) involving one driver, who has been charged with DUI.  These DuPage County crashes happened in Villa Park and Lombard. The driver, identified as Lawrence Sieber, 62, of Glen Ellyn, has been charged with multiple offenses.  An excerpt from the January 23, …

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The Recent Increase In Driving While Intoxicated On Drugs

Many DuPage County accidents involve drunk drivers, and many of these accidents cause serious – if not fatal – accident injuries.  On this site, various DuPage County DUI accidents are summarized in posts under the “DuPage County DUI” category.  However, it should be noted that driving after drug use is also a growing concern, and …

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