Jerzy Orczyk, 60, of Glenview is charged with aggravated DUI after allegedly crashing into two cars and seriously injuring another driver. According to the Cook County sheriff’s office, on January 6 around 3 p.m. Orczyk drove through a red light at the intersection of Greenwood Road and Central Road and struck another vehicle. He allegedly continued south in the northbound lanes of Greenwood before crashing into a second vehicle and then a street sign before coming to a stop in a ditch.
Orczyk is charged with aggravated DUI resulting in great bodily harm and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in injury or great bodily harm. His bond was set at $35,000. He reportedly has two prior DUI convictions in Cook County from 2000 and 2006. The driver of the first vehicle is a 56-year-old Wilmette man, who was taken to and released from Glenbrook Hospital. The driver of the second vehicle declined medical assistance. Orczyk was taken to Advocate Lutheran Hospital in Park Ridge.
Glenview man faces felony charge in Maine Twp. accident, www.dailyherald.com, January 10, 2013