Minor injuries reported in Maple Park crash

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

MAPLE PARK – Two passengers were treated at Kishwaukee Community Hospital after a driver told police he crashed into a tree because of the fog Sunday.

Harry Nyemah Jr., 23, of Milwaukee, was driving east on Gurler Road about 6 p.m. Sunday when his 2007 Toyota Prius overshot the intersection at Hinckley Road and crashed into a tree, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.

Two passengers, a 19-year-old Zion man and a 22-year-old Carol Stream woman, were treated at and released from the hospital.

Nyemah was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Pet of the Week: Sally

More videos

Reader Poll

What movie are you most interested in seeing this summer?
"Godzilla"
"Guardians of the Galaxy"
"Jersey Boys"
"Maleficent"
"Transformers: Age of Extinction"