VIDEO: DUI Car vs. Tree Crash on West Thomas St, Arlington Heights

VIDEO: Mitsubishi Lancer crashed into tree on West Thomas Street, Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:23 a.m. Sunday to a car vs. tree crash in the 1200 block of West Thomas Street. Police arrived first and reported that the male driver was refusing an ambulance. The vehicle had front and side air bags deployed. Paramedics continued their response, but did not transport the driver.

The driver was arrested DUI and transported to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters. The vehicle with heavy front-end damage was towed to a police holding area.



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