Man involved in single-car crash charged with DUI

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VERMILION COUNTY - Illinois State Police say a Will County man faces multiple charges after a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say a blue 2013 Ford Taurus, driven by 49-year-old John Kwiatkowski, was heading east on Illinois Route 9 in Vermilion County when it left the roadway, struck a ditch and a tree, overturned, and came to rest on its roof.  Kwiatkowski and his minor passenger had to be removed from the vehicle by emergency personnel.

Illinois State Police say during their investigation, Kwiatkowski was allegedly determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol.  Both Kwiatkowski and his passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Police say Kwiatkowski faces multiple charges, including aggravated driving under the influence and illegal transportation of open alcohol.
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