Teen charged with DUI in Illinois

Posted on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 4:10 pm    

Charges have been filed against a teenage high school student after she told police that she had smoked marijuana before being involved in an accident. She has been charged with two misdemeanor DUI charges.

The accident occurred as the teen was driving and she struck a fellow high school student that was crossing the street. In Illinois, the law states that a DUI charge if given to anyone that has marijuana in their system while driving even if the substance does not impair the driver. The teen slowed after she struck the pedestrian, but than drove off.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as DUI, contact the Champaign DUI defense lawyers of Bruno Law Offices by calling 217-328-6000.