Orland Hills Man Charged With Reckless Homicide in Crash
Kevin Santiago, 33, also faces DUI charges after a two-vehicle accident Sunday that killed a 50-year-old Tinley Park woman, police report.
A 33-year-old Orland Hills man was charged Tuesday with reckless homicide in connection with a crash that killed a 50-year-old Tinley Park woman Sunday, according to the Tinley Park Police Department.
Kevin Santiago, of the 8800 block of West 170th Street in Orland Hills, also was charged with driving under the influence, aggravated DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, driving without insurance and disobeying a traffic control device, a police press release stated.
Santiago was involved in a two-vehicle crash at around 2 a.m. Sunday, at the intersection of 183rd Street and 80th Avenue, according to police. Lubna Firdausi, the driver of the other vehicle, was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead later that morning, the release stated.
Santiago also was hospitalized after the crash, but he was later released, police said.
Details about the accident and Santiago's blood-alcohol level were not given by police.
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