Car Into Building
Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.
The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 5:30 a.m., after two cars struck a building at the corner of Fullerton and Kimball Avenues.
Only the senior citizen who was driving the Ford Expedition suffered any injuries.
The driver told police he was turning around and hit the gas instead of the brakes and the van drove right through the curb cut and down the sidewalk in reverse and crashed through the double doors at Woodland Middle School.
Two people were hurt when a car crashed into a Binny’s Beverage Depot in Highland Park and caught fire Thursday morning.
A woman who put her foot on the accelerator instead of the brake crashed into a cleaners Tuesday afternoon in north suburban Skokie.
Officials in west suburban Hinsdale are considering installing reinforced posts in the village’s downtown business district, as a way to prevent cars from jumping the curb and hitting buildings.
It’s happened again in downtown Hinsdale; on Monday, for the third time in five weeks, a car crashed into a building on the same block in its historic downtown district.
A van slammed into a display window in the 900 N. Michigan Ave. skyscraper on the Magnificent Mile Friday morning.
It was a mess Thursday morning at a mattress store in Skokie, after a car plowed right into the middle of the showroom.
Texting and alcohol proved to be a potent and dangerous mix for an Aurora man.
A woman says she was just trying to get out of a parking lot when she slammed into an apartment building in Mount Prospect.
An elderly woman was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving crashed into a medical building in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood after it had been rear-ended by a truck.
An accident snagged early-morning traffic early Friday on the Magnificent Mile.
A man lost control of his car and crashed into an auto repair shop in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood early Friday.
Maywood police are looking for the passenger of a car that crashed into an apartment building after a shooting early Tuesday morning, killing a girl as she was sleeping.
No one was injured this morning when a car slammed into a Curves fitness center in west suburban Countryside.
A van slammed into a Salvation Army thrift store in the Albany Park neighborhood early this morning.
A car slammed into a building overnight in the West Loop, and police are looking for the occupants who left the scene.