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posted: 7/6/2014 1:01 AM

Four injured when car hits Elk Grove house

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  • A car struck a house on the 1000 block of Cypress Lane in Elk Grove Village early Saturday morning. Residents of the home were not injured, but two of the four people who were in the car suffered serious injuries, police said.

       A car struck a house on the 1000 block of Cypress Lane in Elk Grove Village early Saturday morning. Residents of the home were not injured, but two of the four people who were in the car suffered serious injuries, police said.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Four people were injured in a hit-and-run accident early Saturday that damaged a house on the 1000 block of Cypress Lane, Elk Grove Village police said in a news release.

Police responded about 3:50 a.m. to a report of a crash where a vehicle struck the house and left the scene. No one in the home was injured, but the house did sustain structural damage, police said.

Residents of the house said the front bumper with the license plate attached fell off.

Officers located the vehicle, a 2000 Toyota Corolla, a few blocks away on the 200 block of Washington Square. The driver and two occupants were with the vehicle. A third passenger had fled, but was located a short distance away, police said.

Elk Grove Fire Department ambulances responded, and the driver Bradley Miller, 25, of Elk Grove Village and two passengers were transported to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, police said.

Miller suffered minor injuries and was released, police said. The two passengers suffered serious but nonlife-threatening injuries. The third passenger was treated and released at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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