Peoria, IL (June 11, 2020) – The identity of the driver involved in a drunk driving collision in Peoria on Tuesday, June 9th, has been released by local authorities. Tabitha Nolan, 34, and her passenger were both injured in the collision. The crash reportedly occurred on I-474.
There were six passengers in the vehicle at the time of the crash. For unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a guardrail. Two people reportedly sustained severe injuries.
Nolan was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident, improper lane usage, and not wearing a seatbelt. Local officials are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with Tabitha Nolan, the other injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Accidents in Illinois
One in three people is expected to be involved in a drunk driving crash during their lifetime. Around 30 people each day are killed in drunk driving crashes in the United States. That is around one death every 50 minutes.
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