More details have been released about crashes the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office says were alcohol-related.
Back on Sunday morning deputies were called to a report of a vehicle hitting a barn on Route 34 near Mendota. Officers think 28-year-old Alyssa Hopps of LaMoille lost control on a curve and drove into a Morton building and a parked semi. She was ticketed for DUI along with driving uninsured. Hopps wasn’t hurt.
On Monday morning police and paramedics were called to a rollover along a county road near Ottawa. Deputies say they found a crashed vehicle left abandoned. After a search, the alleged driver was found hiding out near the PetSmart Distribution Center. Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Chismarick of Ottawa was ticketed for DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and driving uninsured. He wasn’t hurt and was released with a court date.