Hector Barajas, 23, was charged with driving under the influence as a result of a two-car crash that left one man dead and three other people injured. One of the vehicles hit a light pole.
One victim was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital an hour after the crash. Two of the other victims were taken to the hospital in serious to critical condition, while the third was in good to fair condition.
Along with DUI charges, Barajas was cited for reckless driving, driving without insurance and speeding.
Man charged with drunken driving in Southeast side crash that killed 1, injured 3, www.chicagotribune.com, November 14, 2011