Car Crashes Into Building in Belmont Cragin Neighborhood

Illinois Department of Human Services was called to help displaced residents

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    Guillermo Duran said the crash on the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue looked like it stemmed from drag racing. (Published Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014)

    Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.

    The crash occurred about 12:45 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

    Guillermo Duran, who lives nearby, said it looked like drag racing was involved. He said he saw multiple other vehicles stop and then quickly drive away after the crash.

    Police could not immediately provide further details about the circumstances surrounding the crash Tuesday morning.

    The Illinois Department of Human Services was called to help three of the building’s residents find shelter.