Drunk Driver Tackled by Citizen

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

A drunk driver is tackled by a citizen after crashing into three cars and two poles.

Rockford Police say 30-year-old Hien Nguyen of Rockford crashed into a car and a pole on the 1900 block of East State Street around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Nguyen then turned onto Chicago where he hit two more cars and another pole before fleeing on foot.

A nearby resident chased after Nguyen and tackled him until police arrived. Nguyen is charged with multiple traffic offenses and driving under the influence.

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