CHICAGO (CBS) — An SUV crashed all the way through a garage in west suburban West Chicago on Friday.

A woman who lives next door to the house in the 400 block of Colford Avenue said she saw a man in a silver SUV accelerate on the driveway, clip the side of the house, and smash all the way through the garage in the back yard.

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Police confirmed the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed through the garage. The man was being airlifted to the hospital, but was alert and talking; his condition wasn’t immediately available.

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The home’s occupant, his wife and two young children were not inside at the time of the crash. A building inspector will determine if the home is structurally sound, CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.


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