By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A car crashed into a house in Arlington Heights after police said the driver suffered a “medical episode.”

Police responded to the crash at 523 East Circle Hill Drive just before 4:30 a.m.

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The 2014 Chevrolet Traverse drifted across the eastbound lanes of Valley Lane and then left the roadway. Police said the SUV initially struck a wooden fence before it crashed into the east wall of the residence.

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The 54-year-old driver suffered minor injuries due to the crash. He was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation.

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The house was deemed uninhabitable due to the damage. No one inside the residence was injured.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff