Vast Majority Of Wrong-Way Drivers Are Impaired, Now A Felony In Illinois, IDOT Says

CHICAGO (CBS) — Family, friends and police from around the Midwest will begin saying goodbye to Illinois State Police Trooper Gerald Ellis Thursday. Ellis died after a driver going the wrong way crashed head on into him.

Overall, wrong-way accidents are rare in Illinois, but they are often deadly.

CBS 2’s Tara Molina was told they’re difficult to prevent because they don’t happen in concentrated areas. She looked at…

Original published: 2019-04-03 23:01:24 Read the full Chicago News here


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