A Chicago man who police said was driving drunk and had drugs in his system when he crashed into a minivan on the Eisenhower Expressway and resulted in the death of two women on Sunday was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail, officials said.
Aaron I. Moore, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in a death and two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs that resulted in a death, according to Illinois State Police.
In addition, Moore was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash, police said. All of the charges are felonies.
Moore, of the 1600 block of West Maypole Avenue, was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail, according to court records.
The crash happened about 3:45 a.m. Sunday in the inbound lanes of Interstate Highway 290 near 1st Avenue in Forest Park, according to police.
Moore was driving a 2012 Dodge Durango SUV when he struck a 1998 Ford Windstar minivan that had stalled out in the center lane, police said.
The driver, Evelette Rivera, 30, of the 2900 block of North Merrimac Avenue, and her passenger, Krystle Hernandez, 29, of the 3700 block of West Grand Avenue, were killed on impact, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Moore and a 25-year-old female passenger of the Windstar van were treated and released from an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
State police said the two survivors were wearing seatbelts and the two women killed were not.
Twitter: @ChicagoBreakingCopyright © 2015, RedEye