By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A car crashed into a house in Skokie late Sunday night.

The car struck a tree and then the corner of the house, in the 8600 block of Gross Point Road around 10 p.m., causing heavy structural damage.

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According to the Skokie Fire Department, the residents were home at the time of the crash but were safe in the back of the house.

A resident told CBS 2 he heard a loud bang before the walls and ceilings started shaking.

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Police arrested the driver on the scene and are investigating if alcohol was involved.

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