Herrin woman arrested for DUI after stolen car wrecked

By Heartland News

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - Police arrested a Herrin woman accused of wrecking a stolen car while under the influence of alcohol.

Wednesday night, police arrested 51-year-old Vicky Kennedy.

Police say they caught Kennedy, after learning she was on Route 13 near Murphysboro heading toward Carbondale.

She reportedly wrecked the car earlier that night and fled the scene.

Kennedy is charged with DUI, driving while her license was revoked, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving.

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