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Illinois man charged in fatal 'hill-jumping' accident

An Illinois man was recently charged with five counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of reckless homicide. He was allegedly drunk behind the wheel in a November auto accident that killed five people in the vehicle with him while they were reportedly hill-jumping. The practice involves driving over hilly rural roads at high speed with the aim of becoming airborne after cresting the top. The man reportedly lost control of his Chevrolet Trailblazer, sending it flipping over multiple times.

Fatal car accident near Colfax

A woman from Normal died in a truck-car accident by Colfax on the afternoon of Oct. 8. The victim of the fatal car accident was 63-years-old at the time of her death.

Illinois rollover car accident kills 4 on way to temporary job

The Illinois woman who was behind the wheel in a rollover crash that killed four people was charged with multiple counts stemming from the incident. The deadly car accident occurred near the intersection of Interstate 290 and Route 83 in Addison. Police said that eight people were inside the silver Ford Explorer on their way to a temporary work assignment when something happened to make the vehicle crash roll over and crash into a ditch.

Illinois man enters guilty plea mid-trial

An Illinois man facing DUI charges in connection with an accident that killed a Trenton woman pleaded guilty mid-trial in Madison County Circuit Court on July 19. The man was facing multiple charges in relation to the fatal drunk driving accident. He pleaded guilty to two of the four DUI charges: aggravated DUI resulting in great bodily harm and resulting in death. According to the Madison County State's Attorney's Office, he will be sentenced to serve 42 months in prison for each count, and the sentences will run concurrently.

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