Car Crashes Into Building Near Morton Grove

Bad weather may have been the cause of an early-morning crash near Gross Point Road and Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday.

Adrienne Garman has been living in the 5400 block of Lincoln Avenue for 10 years. It's been mainly quiet for the 78-year-old Skokie resident, but on Wednesday morning, she awoke to a vehicle crashing into her building, nearly entering her kitchen.

Bad weather conditions caused a woman to lose control of her SUV and make contact with Garman's ground-level patio around 8 a.m. today. Garman's daughter, Reni, said neither her mother or the driver were injured.

"She was sleeping at the time - she's 78 - and she was very scared," Reni Garman said. "She was in a deep sleep and was awoken with a startle."


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