Police vehicle struck by suspected drunk driver Porfirio Alverez Jr., 34, on Interstate 55 near Darien in DuPage County, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Sun, 04/17/2022 - 8:27am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, April 17, 2022

ISP Squad Car Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver

The sergeant was on the side of the highway with emergency lights activated for a traffic stop when his squad car was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by a 34-year-old suburban Chicago man. 

Man charged with DUI after crashing into Illinois State Police squad car on I-55 near Darien

The driver of the Dodge, Porfirio Alverez Jr., a 34-year-old male of Hickory Hills, IL, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was also cited for not complying with Scott's Law, which requires drivers to move over for an emergency vehicle.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Porfirio Alverez Jr.
Interstate 55
Darien, IL