Park Forest woman charged with DUI in deadly rollover crash
LOCKPORT, Ill. - A Park Forest woman has been charged with driving under the influence in a July rollover crash that killed a passenger in her car and critically wounded another.
Niara Harris, 32, turned herself in to police Thursday.
Harris was driving with two passengers on I-355 around 4 a.m. on July 2 when her car crashed and rolled over near Milepost 6.75 in Lockport, according to Illinois State Police
A woman who was riding in the car died from her injuries in the crash, according to officials. The other passenger suffered critical injuries in the crash, police said.
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Harris was charged with aggravated driving under the influence with a BAC over 0.08, aggravated driving under the influence causing death and two counts of driving under the influence causing great bodily harm, police said.
A warrant was issued for Harris with a $50,000 bond.
She turned herself in to police Thursday night and was transported to Will County Jail where she posted bond and was released, according to police.