A Homewood man is facing multiple charges after getting into two separate crashes on the same night, police said.
Henry Magnabosco, 46, of the 1100 block of Elder Road, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a crash, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, two counts of failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash, making an improper turn and improper lane use on Aug. 30, according to a Homewood police report.
Police responded to a crash at about 4:35 p.m. near the intersection of Center Avenue and Ridge Road, the report states. Officers found that one driver, Magnabosco, had been involved in two separate collisions. The car was southbound on Halsted when the driver tried to make a right hand turn and struck the driver's side of a car. Magnabosco then continued westbound on Ridge Road and struck another car while trying to pass in the right hand lane.
Magnabosco's wild ride came to an end after turning onto Center Road and striking a stop sign.
An officer noticed that Magnabosco had an odor of alcohol on his breath and slurred his speech, police said. Cops determined that his license was suspended. Paramedics took him to South Suburban Hospital for treatment.
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