On May 30 an accident occurred on Edens Expressway north of Willow Road about 11:30 p.m. The accident resulted in a Gurnee man, Larry Alexander, being trapped under several feet of water after his car flipped over Monday in a ditch off of the Edens Expressway.
The driver, Larry Alexander, 67, was charged today with driving under the influence; as well, he was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Alexander was rescued by a passing motorist and a police officer after the two-car accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the Edens north of Willow Road about 11:30 p.m.
More on the story can be found in a variety of articles, including “Edens driver pulled from water-filled ditch charged with DUI” from The Chicago Tribune of May 31.