Reckless Homicide Charges for Coal City Woman in Route 6 Channahon Accident
Additional charges are listed by Will County Jail.
A Coal City woman was charged with reckless homicide in connection with a fatal wreck on Route 6.
Tiffany Unland, 30, of 190 E. Timber Drive was arrested and jailed following the fatal car crash in Channahon Friday.
Unland was injured in the accident and was taken to a local hospital, but the injuries were non-life threatening.
Unland was booked into the Will County jail and remains in custoday. She is being held on a $20,000 bond.
Unland has additonal charging pending the review and approval of the Will County State's Attorney's Office. Jail records include charges of aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence, the illegal transportation of alcohol and improper lane use.
Unland also was arrested on an outstanding warrant, according to jail records..
Unland's next court date is Sept. 4.
Officers responded to an accident on Route 6 about a quarter mile east of the Interstate 55 interchange Friday afternoon.
Police say their investigation revealed that the pick-up truck driven by Unland crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and hit a westbound sedan head on.
The driver of the sedan, 46-year-old Anthony B. Calhoun, was prounced dead at the crash scene. Calhoun's last known address was in Palatine, according to Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil's office.
Route 6 was closed for several hours. Shorewood and Will County Police assisted with traffic control.