UPDATED 08/21/12 9:49 a.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people were taken to an area hospital in critical condition after crash sent a minivan into a house in the Sauganash neighborhood.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet And Windy Through Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
As CBS 2’s David Morrison reports, it appeared that two vehicles were involved in a crash at Devon and Kolmar avenues sometime before 6:30 a.m. One, a minivan, ended up crashing into a house, while the other, a sedan, remained on the home’s front lawn and ended up catching fire.
The man of the family who lives in the home says everyone heard a sound as the car hit their home, saw the driver dazed , and passengers in the offending vehicle sprawled out in their front yard.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
He says there is minimal damage to the home – just a broken window.
One person was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition, and three more in fair-to-serious condition, the Fire Department said. Three more were treated and released at the scene.
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Kolmar Avenue was blocked just south of Devon Avenue after the crash.