On April 8, 2018, in Bartlett, Illinois, two people were killed when their car left the road and struck a utility pole. Authorities say that the driver of the car, Darion Garner, age 25, was traveling with six other people when he lost control of his 2005 Ford Escape near the intersection of Lake Street and Route 20, near the Route 59 overpass.
A major car crash in Naperville, Illinois, on December 2, 2016, resulted in the deaths of 2 drivers and a passenger. The crash occurred on westbound I-88 near Mill Street at 12:55 a.m., when Domenic Andreoini, 30, of Elgin, drove in the wrong direction and crashed head-on with Ali Erhaima, 32, of Aurora, and his passenger, Shiva Inampudi, 40, of Naperville. Illinois State Police pronounced all 3 dead at the scene.
Intoxicated drivers, like all negligent individuals, are risk takers with a false sense of security. Think of a time when you and a friend went out to dinner and shared a couple of drinks. No one felt or acted drunk after a few beers, but neither of you knew for sure whether you were capable of driving.