SUV Veers Off Chicago’s Eisenhower, Hits Tree – Driver Charged With DUI

On September 5, a SUV driving on Chicago’s Eisenhower Expressway veered off the roadway and hit a tree.

According to the Illinois State Police, the accident happened at approximately 5:20 a.m. just past Kostner Avenue.

Two men were trapped in the vehicle in the course of the accident, and had to be extricated by the Chicago Fire Department. The men were then taken to area hospitals in serious condition, but their injuries were considered non-life threatening.

The driver was cited for driving under the influence.

Additional details may be found in the September 5 Chicago Tribune story titled “Driver cited with DUI in crash that injured 2 in Eisenhower accident.”

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