CHICAGO (CBS)– A car crashed into a home in Tinley Park, causing the house to catch on fire. Officials said the driver has not been located.
Police said the driver was heading west on 167th Street, but missed the curve. The car went over an embankment and then into the front of the home.READ MORE: Search Continues For Hennessy, The Cat Who Survived Miraculous Six-Story Jump From Burning Apartment
The crash was so intense it started a fire, which spread to at least one other home in the area.
A neighbor told CBS 2 the house was engulfed in flames and she did not even know there was a car in it at the time.READ MORE: Chicago Restaurants Navigate Loosening COVID-19 Restrictions During Bridge Phase
According to the Tinley Park Fire Department, the driver has not been located. Officials are unsure if the driver left prior to the incident.
No one was home at the time of the crash and a neighbor was able escape before both houses caught fire.
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