A McHenry woman was sentenced to 20 days in jail for causing a crash that left a man with multiple injuries while she was over three times the legal drinking limit in McHenry.
Jessica L. Lane, 33, of McHenry, was charged in August 2021 with four counts of aggravated driving under the influence, a Class 4 felony.
Lane was the driver of a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser when she was involved in a crash around 6 p.m. on October 9, 2020, at Charles Miller Road and McHenry Avenue in McHenry.
Officers noted signs of alcohol impairment and a blood test revealed Lane had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.27, which is over three times the legal limit, according to court documents.
A grand jury indictment said the crash resulted in great bodily harm to an adult male victim.
He suffered a fractured radius, fractured metacarpal bone and fractured thumb.
The indictment also said Lane did not have valid insurance.
Court records show Lane entered into a negotiated plea deal with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office on January 26.
She pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated driving under the influence causing an injury crash, a Class 4 felony, in exchange for her other charges being dismissed.
McHenry County Judge Tiffany Davis approved the plea deal and sentenced Lane to 20 days in jail and two years of probation.
Lane received day-for-day credit for her jail sentence and also received credit for time already served.
Lane was also ordered to complete alcohol addiction treatment and a victim impact panel.
Jail records show Lane was confined in the McHenry County Jail on January 26 following her plea agreement and her sentence was then completed on Thursday.