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Carmi Man Faces DUI Charge Following Weekend Motorcycle Crash in White County

CARMI – Alcohol played a factor in a motorcycle crash that injured a Carmi man in White County early Sunday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, 44-year-old Chad C. Hayes was on his motorcycle going south on US 45 near County Road 2200 North when he lost control of the motorcycle and left the roadway, overturned and was ejected.

Hayes was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hayes was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and was cited for Improper Lane Usage.

ISP says no further information is available at this time.