Leaf River Man Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

Leaf River Man Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

Just before 1pm on Tuesday the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Leaf River Fire and Ambulance responded to a one vehicle rollover accident with injuries.

The accident happened in the 400 block of E. 3rd Street in Leaf River.  A Caravan was westbound when the vehicle crossed over into the east bound land, entered a ditch striking an embankment.  The Caravan continued on in the ditch striking a utility pole and a tree before rolling into a field.

The driver, 65 year old Michael P. Remhof of Leaf River was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Swedish American Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Remhof was arrested for Failure to Reduce Speed and Driving under the Influence.  Remhof was given an I-bond at the hospital with a July court date.