Police: Man intentionally crashed vehicle into Tinley Park house

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Charges were filed Sunday against a man who police say intentionally drove a vehicle into a house Tuesday in southwest suburban Tinley Park.

Richard J. McConell, 62, of the 600 block of Mendota Lane in Romeoville, was charged with reckless driving and violation of an order of protection, according to Tinley Park Police Chief Steve Neubauer. He was still hospitalized and has been turned over to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

Officers were called to a house in the 18100 block of Mager Drive on Tuesday with reports that a vehicle had struck a house and several cars, according to Tinley Park police. The crash appeared to be an intentional act.

McConell had to be extricated before he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with serious injuries, police said.

An order of protection issued Feb. 1 prohibited him from being at the house, according to police, who has had previously arrested him for domestic-related incidents.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be coming, Neubauer said.

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