Smith faces felony DUI, other charges
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- University of Illinois basketball player Jamar Smith -- charged Tuesday with drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident -- apparently believed the teammate in the passenger seat of his car had died, authorities said.
Smith, a sophomore guard, was driving a 1996 Lexus last Monday night when it struck a tree in heavy snow. He then drove the car a little more than a mile to the apartment complex where he lived.
Bystanders called 911 after seeing the badly damaged ...
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