Five-Car Accident On Skokie Highway In Highland Park, Illinois

There was an auto accident on Route 41 in Highland Park, Illinois on Wednesday night, August 14, 2013.  The accident involved five cars.

One car sideswiped four cars before “rolling over” on Skokie Highway.

The driver of the car that sideswiped the other four cars has been identified as William L. Butzlaff, 28, of Highwood.

Butzlaff was charged with DUI (driving under the influence); reckless driving; and failing to reduce speed in order to avoid an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 15 Highland Park News story of August 15 titled “Driver faces DUI charges after 5-car crash in Highland Park.”

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