Arlington Heights police responded about 8:35 PM Wednesday March 21, 2018 to a report of a hit-and-run crash at Arlington Heights Road and Algonquin Road Arlington Heights, IL. The driver of a silver Hyundai Alantra was rear-ended by the driver of a Honda Pilot. The victim driver of the Hyundai Alantra did not initially report any injuries.
This crash was initially reported as breaking news Hit-and-Run DUI Crash at Arlington Heights Rd and Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights on Wed March 21 2018 9:02 pm.
The suspected DUI driver continued eastbound on Algonquin Road, but stopped at Elmhurst Road where he was eventually arrested. Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:46 p.m. to a report of a man slumped over the wheel on eastbound Algonquin Road near Elmhurst Road.
Apparently motorists behind the the driver of the Honda Pilot honked their horns at the driver when the driver didn’t proceed with a green light. The motorists didn’t realize the Honda Pilot was no longer driveable with heavy front-end damage.
Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics were on the scene, and Arlington Heights police also arrived to investigate for a possible connection of the Honda Pilot driver to the crash at Arlington Heights Road and Algonquin Road.
The suspected DUI driver was identified as Roderick L Omandam, age 65, of the block of 5700 North Jersey Avenue in Chicago.
Roderick Omandam was charged with …
leaving the scene of a property damage crash, and
operating a vehicle uninsured.
The driver was either transported to Northwest Community Hospital by Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics, or transported in custody by Arlington Heights police.
Roderick Omandam was released on I-Bond, and was scheduled for court on Monday, April 16, 2018
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