05/12/2013 11:28 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Richard Madison Drunk Limo Driver: Cops Say Chauffeur Drove 23 High Schoolers To Prom While Drunk


It's usually adults who worry about kids drinking and driving on prom night — not the other way around.

A suburban Chicago limo driver was charged with a DUI Saturday night after police say was driving recklessly with a vehicle full of teens, the Tribune reports.

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Richard Madison, 57, of suburban Palos Hills was arrested after some of the 23 prom-going teens in his limio called their parents because they were alarmed by Madison's driving, the Sun-Times reports.

Two off-duty police officers providing security for the Oswego East High School prom were alerted. The Tribune reports Madison was driving for Limos Alive Party Bus, according to the Dupage County Sheriff's Office.

The Daily Herald reports Madison faces two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of reckless conduct stemming from his arrest Saturday night. Madison's bond hearing is scheduled for Sunday at the DuPage County Jail.



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