Rockford Scanner: Man Arrested For DUI, After A Fatal Accident



Woodstock Man Arrested for Aggravated Driving Under the Influence After a Fatal Two Vehicle Accident

A 48-year-old Lake in the Hills man died as a result of a two vehicle crash that occurred Monday evening in the 5100 block of Illinois Route 47 in Hebron.

On August 24, 2020 at 8:41 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Hebron Police Department, Hebron Alden Greenwood Township Fire/Rescue District, MD-1, and Wonder Lake Fire/Rescue District responded to a two vehicle crash involving a 2012 Chevrolet Cruz and a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe on Illinois Route 47 north of Allendale Road in unincorporated Hebron.

On scene investigation indicated the Hyundai and Chevrolet were both traveling southbound on Illinois Route 47. For unknown reasons the Chevrolet struck the back of the Hyundai causing both vehicles to leave the roadway to the west where the Hyundai struck a tree and the Chevrolet overturned.

The driver of the Hyundai, the 48-year-old Lake in the Hills man, was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the Chevrolet, Andres Carbajal Bernal, 28, was transported by Wonder Lake Rescue to Northwestern Hospital in McHenry with minor injuries.

Carbajal Bernal was released from the hospital and transported to the McHenry County Correctional Facility where he was charged with Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, Four (4) Counts Driving Under the Influence, and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

That area of the roadway was closed for approximately six hours.

The investigation continues by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Andres Carbajal Bernal
28, Male
Woodstock, IL

Aggravated Driving Under the Influence (Class 2)
4- Counts Driving Under the Influence (Class A)
Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License (Class A)

Court: August 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Bond: $100,000

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against him. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law




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