23-year-old Berwyn man charged in DUI related deaths Oct. 9
Charges were filed against Jordan Michalak, 23, of Berwyn, who on Oct. 9, 2017 struck another vehicle in Lyons at the intersection of 1st Avenue and 44th Street. The accident occurred at around 6:20 pm.
Michalak will appear at Bridgeview today at 1:30 pm in Room 103. Michalak is charged with 2 counts of DUI causing death and 2 counts of Reckless Homicide. He will be going for a bond hearing in the morning.
The two fatalities were identified as 60-year-old William Molthop of Roselle and 62-year-old Vincent Neri of Melrose Park. Both were pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.
Witnesses said both vehicles were traveling with a green light through the intersection.
Lyons Police, the Illinois State Police and the Cook County States Attorney’s Office coordinated the investigation resulting in the arrest and charges.
(Photo attached: Lyons Police mugshot of Jordan Michalak. Photo courtesy of the Lyons Police Department.)
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