Illinois: boozing mama went the for a potato chip while driving and crashed, killed baby and critically injured two kids


From Chicago Tribune

A woman driving drunk on the Dan Ryan Expressway was picking up a chip when she lost control of her car and smashed into a guard rail, killing a baby and seriously injuring three other children, officials said today.
Joannie Pittman, 47, of the 5200 block of South Paulina Street, has been charged with aggravated DUI for an accident causing death and reckless homicide. She was ordered held on $350,000 bail today, according to Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. ….MORE