Alia Bernard, 25, of Aurora is facing charges from an accident last year in which she allegedly rear ended a vehicle in the left turn lane at a stoplight causing a chain reaction which killed a St. Charles couple on their motorcycle and injured others. Bernard is charged with two felony counts of reckless homicide and one count of DUI. Traces of cannabis were allegedly found in her system leading the DUI charge. The charged were brought almost a year later due to the complicated accident reconstruction. She is due to appear in court in Kane County June 2.
Aurora woman indicted in fatal Kane County crash, chicagotribune.com, May 19, 2010
Driver indicted in crash that killed 2 motorcyclists, chicagobreakingnews.com, May 19, 2010