Rollover car vs tree crash, suspected DUI crash Kennicott Boulevard near Palatine Road Arlington Heights Sunday night.
Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:22 PM Sunday September 23, 2018 to a report of a rollover crash with injuries at 42.108852, -87.995128 (Kennicott Boulevard and Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find a Hyundai sedan upside down that had crashed with a tree and rolled over on the west side of Kennicott Boulevard, just south of Palatine Road (in the block of 1800 North Kennicott).
Firefighter/paramedics on arrival reported there was no entrapment and that the driver was out of the vehicle.
The young adult male driver refused medical transportation and was later observed getting a field sobriety test by an Arlington Heights police officer. It was initially unknown whether the driver submitted to a portable breathalyzer test (PBT).
Following the field sobriety test, the driver was arrested, handcuffed and transported to a police holding area — apparently suspected of DUI.
The DUI charge is not yet officially confirmed by the Arlington Heights Police Department … DEVELOPING …
A parkway tree was destroyed and a Groot trash contained was damaged in the crash.
The crash was the second crash this weekend involving possible DUI charges. Another suspected DUI driver was arrested on Arlington Heights Road just north of Hintz Road Friday September 20, 2018 at about 7:30 p.m.
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