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Illinois official accused of DUI

Published Aug. 31, 2005

The chairman of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority was arrested on drunken driving charges here after a crash that injured five people, including him and his wife.

Art Philip, 71, was arrested early Saturday after his vehicle collided with another car late Friday night. His blood-alcohol content was 0.201 percent, more than twice the 0.08 threshold of legal drunkenness, police said.

_ Staff, wire reports.