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WHAT:  Personal Injury Traffic Crash 
WHERE:   I-57 southbound at milepost 237 
WHEN:  03/13/2019 12:35 a.m. 
VEHICLES:           Unit 1- 2008 black Chrysler PT Cruiser 
   Unit 2- 1997 white Freightliner 
DRIVERS:  Unit 1- Dawn R Garrelts, 52, Onarga, IL 
   Unit 2- Eldemire R Berlanga, 38, Mexico 
PASSENGER:  None 
       PRELIMINARY:  Illinois State Police District 10 are investigating a personal injury traffic crash.  Preliminary investigation shows Unit 1 was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-57 at milepost 237.  Unit 2 was traveling southbound on I57 in the left lane at milepost 237.  Units 1 and 2 collided head on in the left lane of I-57 at milepost 237. The collision caused heavy damage to both Units.  Both drivers sustained injuries that appear Not to be life threatening.  Both the drivers were wearing seatbelts.    
Charges:   The driver of Unit 1 was charged with, Aggravated Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, Improper Lane Usage, and Operating a vehicle with no Insurance.    
Transported: Both Drivers were transported to an area hospita

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