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Woman, 22, Faces Charges for Crashing into Wheaton Home

Police arrest Downers Grove woman for crash that damaged a Wheaton home.

A Downers Grove woman faces charges for driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash after she crashed her SUV into a tree and then a house Tuesday, Jan. 10, according to a press release from the Wheaton Police Department.

Allison Smolinski, 22, was arrested Thursday and is being held at DuPage County Jail with a $500,000 bond, officials said.

The accident occurred around , near the intersection of Farnham Lane and Huntleigh Street in Wheaton when Smolinski allegedly lost control of her 1997 Nissan Pathfinder and hit a tree and then a house, according to a press release.

The driver, according to the release, was ejected from the car and a passenger was trapped inside. The passenger has not been charged, police said.

No additional details are available for release, as the case will proceed to prosecution. A booking photograph of suspect Smolinski is not available for release, said Wheaton Deputy Police Chief Tom Meloni.

Jim McMahon January 14, 2012 at 02:09 AM
I looked at her FB photos, reminds me of the that song...who let the dogs out.
Tony Cesare January 14, 2012 at 02:59 AM
At 4:45? On a Tuesday afternoon? Yikes..
Francis Urquhart January 15, 2012 at 05:59 AM
What is that supposed to mean Jimbo....? What do you look like? I wonder if a dog would find you attractive.
Jim McMahon January 15, 2012 at 08:36 AM
Francis I mean Mark. You seem to follow me where ever I go. Your like a groupie, I kind of like it..want my autograph.

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