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Man charged with DUI after car flips multiple times

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(KMOV)—Illinois State Police charged a 24-year-old man with driving under the influence after his car lost control and flipped in Jerseyville Monday Night.

According to reports, Israel Chipol-Temicha was driving his Dodge Dakota northbound on June Street when he lost control and veered off the roadway.  His car then struck a utility pole and flipped several times before coming to rest on its roof.

Police say the two passengers, 25-year-old Mateo Chipol-Seba and 38-year-old Eloy Marcal suffered only minor injuries. They were transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Chipol-Temicha was seriously injured in the accident; he was air-lifted to a St. Louis hospital.

Police charged Chipol-Temicha with Driving under the Influence of Alcohol as well as Improper Lane Usage, Driving an Uninsured Motor vehicle, and Driving with Suspended/Revoked Driver License. He was also charged for not wearing a seat belt.

His passengers were wearing seat belts at the time of impact.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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