A Cook County judge has set a $2 million bond for a northwest side man charged with felony DUI for crashing his Mustang into another car, killing a woman and her teenaged son and injuring three other children in the car.
Richard Strum, 35, of the 5400 block of North Mobile is charged with a total of five felony counts of DUI in connection with Tuesday morning's crash in Jefferson Park, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Strum had already been ticketed for driving on a suspended license, failure to reduce speed and operating a vehicle without insurance.
Claudia Delia, 35, and one of her sons, 16-year-old Bryan, were killed when the Honda Civic she was driving was struck by the Ford Mustang at Austin and Sunnyside. Three other children--another son, a stepson, and a family friend-- in the back seat of the car also were injured.
Strum has a history of driving troubles and was cited this past June for driving without a license, according to the Tribune.
Strum remains in stable condition at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and did not appear in court on Thursday for his bond hearing.