Illinois: boozing driver finds flipped vehicle in water difficult to escape; saved by cop and passing motorist

From Chicago Tribune

A Gurnee man who was trapped under several feet of water when his car flipped over Monday in a ditch off of the Edens Expressway was charged with drunk driving, officials said today.
Larry Alexander, 67, was charged with driving under the influence and was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, said Illinois State Police Trooper Ralph Schauf.
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

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