West Rogers Park DUI Crash Results in Death of Iraqi Refugee

20 year old, Francisco Campos, was charged with aggravated DUI resulting in an accidental death, Chicago police said.

Campos was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer SUV that allegedly sped through a stop sign around two in the morning and struck another vehicle driven by Bahara Echmail. Campos’ SUV struck two other parked cars before also hitting a tree. Campos could be facing felony DUI charges.

Echmail, whose Orthodox Christian family fled religious persecution in Iraq about five years before, was pronounced dead at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. His 14 year old sister, Berola, was one of four teens injured in the collision
Man charged in fatal collision-Crash killed teenage Iraqi Refugee, www.chicagotribune.com, January 23, 2011