Jasmine Ortiz, 28, of Palatine.

A woman has been sentenced to six months in jail after she pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash in Crystal Lake that required her passenger to be flown to the hospital.

The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 1:45 a.m. on October 5, 2020, to the intersection of Route 14 and Sands Road for a vehicle crash with injuries.

Officers found a single vehicle that had crashed into a pole, according to Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Thomas Kotlowski.

An investigation found that the vehicle left the roadway while traveling eastbound on Route 14.

It then struck a traffic control pole on the southeast corner of the intersection.

The driver, identified as Jasmine Ortiz, 28, of Palatine, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

An adult passenger in the vehicle also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and both of them were transported by ambulances to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry.

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The passenger was later flown by a LifeNet medical helicopter to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for additional treatment.

Ortiz was initially charged with one count of driving under the influence of alcohol, a Class A misdemeanor, Kotlowski said.

Prosecutors later charged her with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing a crash involving bodily harm, a Class 4 felony.

Court records show Ortiz entered into a negotiated plea deal with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office last week.

She pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated driving under the influence causing a crash involving bodily harm, a Class 4 felony.

McHenry County Judge Tiffany Davis approved the plea agreement and sentenced Ortiz to 180 days in the McHenry County Jail pursuant to the plea.

Ortiz was also sentenced to two years of probation, ordered to attend DUI school and a victim impact panel, and refrain from drugs and alcohol.

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Ortiz is receiving day-for-day credit for her jail sentence and credit for 12 days already served in custody.