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Drunk driver facing charges after Park Ridge accident

A drunk driver is facing multiple charges after crashing his vehicle into a parked car in Park Ridge while on his way home, an August 9 report from the Chicago Tribune stated.

According to reports, at around 1:00 a.m. on August 6 a crash happened near South Western and East Devon Avenues. The driver fled the accident scene, leaving his Porsche behind. After over five hours, authorities apprehended a man identified as 32-year-old Joseph Richko. Authorities reportedly found Richko after a woman, whose name was withheld, called 911 after seeing Richko bloody and without shoes on the side of the road. Aside from driving under the influence, Richko was charged with prohibited transportation of an alcoholic beverage, reckless driving, uninsured driving, and causing damage to city property. He is expected to appear in court on August 22.

Though no other people were injured in the recent drunk driving accident, the Danville attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C., understand that families who are involved in these accidents are often left dealing with a great financial and emotional loss. However, if you you were hurt by a drunk driver, we may be able to help you obtain the compensation you need for recovery. Call our office today at (217) 443-4343 to learn more about your options.


Disney Channel star discovered driving under the influence

Multi-talented American actress Debby Ryan was recently apprehended by Los Angeles authorities after she was found driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DUI), an article of Huffpost Entertainment reported on April 13.

The 22-year-old Disney Channel actress was involved in a fender bender in Los Angeles that resulted in the injury of the other driver. Ryan, whose real name is Deborah Ann, was later taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test. The actress reportedly had a blood alcohol content of .11 prior to her arrest. The authorities later reduced her charge from a felony to a misdemeanor. Ryan was discharged from custody after posting a $100,000 bail.

Unfortunately, many families are devastated when they are involved in car accidents that are caused by drunken drivers. If you think this has happened to you or to a loved one, enlisting a personal injury lawyer can be beneficial when seeking financial compensations for any losses. Find out how a lawyer from the Spiros Law, P.C., may work for you in Danville today by calling (217) 443-4343.


Champaign head-on collision may result in DUI charge

A collision in northern Champaign that left two people injured may result in a drunk driving charge for the 27-year-old man at fault for the incident.

According to police and witnesses to the accident, the collision occurred at 8:40 a.m. at the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Willis Avenue when the man allegedly ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle driven by a woman.

Police closed the intersection for investigation for nearly four hours. They have stated that the driver will be charged with driving under the influence as well as improper lane usage, operating an uninsured vehicle, reckless driving, and disobeying a stop sign.


Danville man cited with DUI after accident

After the death of a Danville man in a car accident, the driver of the vehicle was cited with driving under the influence.

The 46-year-old man was also cited with improper lane usage and no insurance. According to officials, the man was driving on County Road 2400 when he collided head-on with a Chevrolet Blazer driven by a 29-year-old man.

The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The 46-year-old was airlifted to the hospital in fair condition and the passenger,11, in his vehicle was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released. The accident is still being investigated.

Drunk driving accidents can cause serious injury to everyone involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.