Thea Digiammerino

Drunken Driver Causes Crash at CVS Drive-Through: Police

A woman is accused of driving drunk and causing a chain-reaction crash at a CVS Pharmacy drive-through in Plainfield.

According to Plainfield police, 62-year-old Jane Hokkanen was waiting in line at the CVS Pharmacy drive-through on Lathrop Road just before 5 p.m. Tuesday when she stepped on the gas and hit the vehicle in front of her. That vehicle was forced forward and crashed into another vehicle ahead.

One driver was taken the Plainfield Backus Emergency Care for treatment. No other injuries were reported.

Police said Hokkanen was driving under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

She was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 21.

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