Car Crashes Through Libertyville Home, Injuring Two People

A car drove through a house in Libertyville Tuesday evening, injuring two people, according to police.

Fire officials say they received a call at about 6:30 p.m. reporting a vehicle that crashed into a bedroom of a home at 400 Ridgewood Lane.

The driver behind the wheel lost control due to medical reasons, police say. Further details have yet to be released.

The homeowners – a man and his wife – were in a room adjacent to the wall that the car crashed through, so were not injured.

Police say a man was in the driver’s seat with a female passenger and a 7-year-old girl in the backseat.

The homeowners told authorities that by the time they ran out of the home the girl was already out of the car and in the front yard.

The adult passengers were initially pinned in but extracted by Libertyville fire officials and transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center. Officials say they suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The couple who lives in the home told NBC Chicago that if the crash had happened a few hours later they would have been in bed and likely would not have lived to tell about it.

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