CHICAGO (CBS)–A Corvette crashed into a building in north suburban Skokie on Sunday night, sending the driver to the hospital.
Emergency responders extricated the driver from the vehicle around midnight, and he was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in critical condition, fire officials said. The car had struck a building at 3943 Oakton Street, according to the Skokie Fire Department.READ MORE: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces State Will Reopen Further Under 'Bridge Phase' On May 14; Full Reopening Possible By June 11
“The vehicle did quite a bit of structural damage to the building,” said Skokie Battalion Fire Chief Jeff Hoeflich.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Isolated Showers Through Sunset
The driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle, fire officials said.
The crash left a large hole in the side of the office building.MORE NEWS: Boil Order In Effect, South Side Pumping Station Back Online After Thousands Of Homes Were Without Water
The cause of the crash is unknown.