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DUI Charges to be Filed in IL 97 Crash
DUI Charges to be Filed in IL 97 Crash

The 16-year old driver involved in a single vehicle accident on Illinois Route 97 Monday night now faces initial charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphenalia.

The crash also left a 15-year old girl from Springfield in serious condition at St John’s Hospital.  Police say the driver was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole shortly after 9 p-m Monday.  Another passenger in the car, a 15-year old boy from Springfield was injured slightly.