Three injured when car crashes into building in Skokie

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Three people were injured in a crash that sent a car into a building Saturday morning in north suburban Skokie.

The two vehicles collided about 8 a.m. at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Searle Parkway, Skokie Fire Dept. Battalion ChiefJeff Hoeflich told reporters at the scene.

An Acurarear-ended a Mazda CX-9 that was turning onto Skokie Boulevard from a side street, and then it crashed into a vacant building, according to Skokie police Officer Eric Swaback.

The 31-year-old man driving the Acurawas taken to Skokie Hospital, along with a 63-year-old man and 53-year-old woman from the other vehicle. Their conditions were stabilized, officials said.

The 31-year-old was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and improper lane usage, which is what police believe caused the crash, Swaback said.

Earlier in the week, another vehicle slammed into the front entrance of a Skokie store about a mile away.

Authorities investigate after a car slammed into a Skokie building Saturday morning. | Network Video Productions

Authorities investigate after a car slammed into a Skokie building Saturday morning. | Network Video Productions

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