Video of scene of crashed Toyota Camry at Oakton Street and Dunton Avenue after a suspected DUI crash at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road, Arlington Heights.
Arlington Heights police arrested a suspected DUI driver at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday January 4, 2020 after a crash at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report of a hit-and-run crash and located the suspected offender in a Toyota Camry in the westbound lanes of Oakton Street just east of Dunton Avenue, about one mile south of the original crash scene. The time of the arrest is estimated.
No injuries were initially reported. The victim’s vehicle was a 2019 or 2020 Chevrolet Blazer.
Police transported the female driver in custody suspect of DUI to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters. The driver’s vehicle with front end damage was towed to a police holding area. The victim’s vehicle was also towed from the scene at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road.
A traffic signal with a Left Turn Lane sign was also knocked down during the crash at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road.
The Toyota Camry apparently became disabled from the front-end damage with the engine and or radiator leaking fluid(s).
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police authorities.
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