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Alleged drunk drivers collide

Posted by wlpo on April 17, 2011

Two alleged drunk drivers gave each other big problems after a collision about 3am Saturday on Route 6 near the Utica shortcut. The LaSalle police report says 38-year old Andre Whittom of Ottawa had to be extricated then taken to IVCH and later taken to St. Francis in Peoria. The other driver, 27-year old Steven Hochstatter of LaSalle also went to IVCH but was treated and released. Whittom was ticketed for DUI of alcohol, DUI of drugs, DUI of alcohol and drugs, possession of cannabis, driving in the wrong lane and additional charges. He was given an I-Bond, Hochstatter was cited for DUI, DUI at .08 or higher and illegal transportation of alcohol. He was given a notice to appear. The accident shut down Route 6 for better than two hours early Saturday.

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