License Still Suspended 5 Years Later
Former Illinois Police trooper, Matt Mitchell, has failed in his fourth appeal to get back his driver’s license. Mitchell lost his license when his reckless driving as an Illinois state trooper caused the death of two teenage sisters who were travelling on Interstate 64 in St. Clair County back in 2007.
Mitchell lost his job after the crash. He was talking on a cellphone and using his computer while driving of speeds of more than 120 mph at the time of the accident. Jessica and Kelli Uhl were killed in the accident.
The former trooper pleaded guilty to reckless homicide by motor vehicle and was sentenced to probation. Mitchell is currently residing in the state of Texas and is unable to get a license in his current home state until the revocation in Illinois is lifted.
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