Two people were hurt after a driver slammed into a Skokie, IL storefront near Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street, the fire department said.
SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) — A driver slammed into a north suburban storefront on Sunday morning, fire officials said.
The crash happened in Skokie near Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street, firefighters said. The driver reportedly ran into several trees and light poles before hitting the building.
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No one was inside the first-floor office space, but people upstairs were awakened by the impact.
"I thought there was an earthquake," said Jana Pierce. "There's a car in the office. It was crazy."
The driver and passenger in the car were hurt, but are expected to be okay.
The driver was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol, unlawful transportation of cannabis, and other traffic citations, police said.
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