Driver Charged With DUI After Illinois Crash


EFFINGHAM--A California woman is charged with DUI and cannabis possession following a crash on I-70 in Illinois. Illinois State Police District 12 said Amber L. Ward, 31, of Upland, California was traveling eastbound on I-70 Wednesday just before 11 p.m.

Police said Ward lost control of her 1995 Jeep approximately at mile marker 138. The Jeep skidded into the median and overturned several times before coming to a stop facing westbound on its passenger side. No one else was in the Jeep.

Ward was taken to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana to be treated for unspecified injuries. Ward is charged with DUI-Drugs, possession of cannabis, and improper lane usage.

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