• February 03, 2017

Phillip Pieczynski Killed, Two Hurt in Suspected DUI Accident in West Town, IL

West Town, IL -- An alleged alcohol related incident in the area of West Town, IL left 57-year-old Philllip Pieczynski dead, and two injured Saturday, January 28, 2017.

The report claims a vehicle driven by Yonatan Monrroy-Madrid, 19, was speeding along Hubbard Street about 1:30 p.m. It appears the vehicle ran through a stop sign, colliding with a Toyota Camry. The force of the collision pushed the Camry through a fence, and into a parking lot. The driver of the Camry, 57-year-old Phillip Pieczynski, was killed at the scene of the incident.

A 19-year-old passenger in Mr. Madrid's car was ejected from the vehicle, suffering minor injuries.

A 23-year-old passenger in his vehicle was also injured, but the nature of her injuries remain unknown.

The report provided no further information at the time of its release.

The cause of the incident is unclear, but police say they believe alcohol was a factor.

Mr. Madrid has since been charged with multiple offenses related to the incident.

The investigation is currently underway.

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