The accident happened at approximately 4:30 a.m. in the 600 block of West Plymouth. At that time, a man driving a 2005 Ford Explorer struck a tree, injuring both the driver and a passenger, and causing substantial damage – as seen in the picture – to the Ford Explorer.
Both the driver and passenger were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
The driver was identified as Jose A. Ortiz-Barocio, 25, of Villa Park.
An excerpt from the December 9, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “Villa Park man charged with DUI after crash“:
Jose A. Ortiz-Barocio, 25, has been charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and with no valid driver’s license, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Villa Park Police Department.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this DuPage County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the December 10 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Villa Park man charged with DUI after crashing car into tree.”