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updated: 7/4/2014 4:53 PM

Man drives on carnival midway at Frontier Days

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By Safiya Merchant
smerchant@dailyherald.com

A man in his 60s who police say has a medical condition veered into the carnival midway at the Frontier Days festival in Arlington Heights late Thursday.

Police report no one was injured when the car drove onto the midway at about 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Arlington Heights Police Sgt. Tom Henderson said the man did not see the barricades and drove north on Douglas Avenue, where the carnival is located, off of Kensington Road.

He had nearly reached the Ferris wheel before he was stopped by police.

The man was not ticketed, police said.

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