Man crashes car on Ike, charged with DUI

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A man is facing drunk driving charges after a wrong-way accident on the Eisenhower Expressway.


State police said the car was heading westbound in the eastbound lanes of the Ike around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, when it crashed into a wall at Racine Avenue.

The driver was taken into custody after a foot chase and charged with DUI.

A second person in the car was not charged.

No one was was injured.

A short time later, state police stopped another wrong-way driver on the Dan Ryan Expressway at 63rd Street.

No one was injured in that incident either.

Alcohol was believed to be a factor in both incidents, which happened within Chicago’s city limits.

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