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Illinois man convicted of sixth DUI charge

An Illinois was recently convicted of his sixth DUI and was sentenced to 12 years in prison as a result.

According to Illinois officials, the 55-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Once released, he will face mandatory supervision for three years on top of another year of supervision for driving while his license was revoked.

The man’s first DUI occurred in the 1970s and the most current conviction was his sixth. Another DUI arrest is currently pending in another county at this time. The man was arrested after police clocked him traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. Once pulled over, it was found that he had a blood alcohol level of .112.

If you or a loved one has been injured after being involved in a drunk driving crash, you need experienced representation on your side at this time. Contact the Danville drunk driving accident victim lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (217) 443-4343 today.


Man charged with DUI after accident that injured five

A 22-year-old man was charged with a DUI after he was involved in an accident on Illinois Route 23 that injured five people.

According to Urbana police, that man was driving on Lincoln when he attempted to turn left onto Fairbanks because he thought he had the protected green arrow.

He was charged with a DUI and failure to yield at a left turn. Five people were taken to the hospital as a result of the accident, but they have all been treated and released. He is ordered to be in court on July 29. The arrest occurred on the 22-year-old’s birthday.

Drunk driving can be a danger for anyone on the roadway. If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving accident, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the  drunk driving accident lawyers in Danville of Spiros Law, P.C., today by calling (217) 443-4343.


Man indicted for involvement in drunk driving crash

A man from East Peoria has been indicted for his involvement in a drunken driving accident in July that injured one person.

According to the police report, the man was speeding on his motorcycle going 52 mph in a 35 mph zone. He then turned and crossed the center line and sped away as police tried to stop him. The chase then continued for quite some time reaching speeds of 115 mph. The man then failed to negotiate a curve at the speed he was traveling and he crashed into a cornfield.

The bike then had sparks and flames coming from it and a female passenger on bike suffered third degree burns. The man is charged with failure to stop at an accident involving injury, two attempts of fleeing from police, speeding over 40 mph over the speed limit and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

If you or a loved one has been injured in car accident involving a drunk driver, contact the Danville drunk driving car accident lawyers of the Spiros Law, P.C. by calling (217) 443-4343 today to discuss your legal options.


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.