There was a fatal car accident early Sunday morning (September 27, 2015) in Evanston.
According to Evanston Police, the accident happened at approximately 2:20 a.m. Sunday morning, as a woman driving a 1998 Nissan northbound in the 1700 block of Dodge Avenue struck multiple cars parked on both sides of the street. In the process of doing so, her car overturned.
The driver was identified as Monica Wallace, 42, of Evanston. She was taken to Evanston Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.
The passenger in the car, identified as Lamart Bailey, 45, of Evanston, was also taken to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
An excerpt from the September 29, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Evanston woman charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash“:
Monica Wallace, of the 1400 block of Brown Avenue in Evanston, is charged with felony aggravated DUI, misdemeanor DUI and traffic offenses including disobeying a red light, driving in the wrong lane, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving without insurance, police said. Wallace is schedule for an Oct. 9 hearing at the Skokie courthouse.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Cook County fatal car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the September 29, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Evanston woman charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash.”
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