McHenry County Car Crash
There was a car accident in Lake in the Hills Tuesday (December 23, 2014) in which a car crashed into a bank. One bank employee was injured because of the car accident.
According to police, the accident happened as the driver accidentally hit the car’s accelerator instead of the brake. The car hit the bank, pushing a window into the bank and hitting the desk that an employee was sitting at.
An excerpt from the December 23, 2014 NBC Chicago article titled “Elderly Driver Crashes Into Chase Bank“:
Glenice Higgens, 85, was trying to park at the branch, at 310 N. Randall Road, when she mistakenly hit the wrong pedal, Sgt. Mark Smith said. The car hit the branch, pushing a window about two feet into the building.
The bank employee, Sarah Nelson, was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin for treatment of accident injuries, which included minor back pain.
Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Crash
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the NBC Chicago article mentioned above, as well as the December 23 Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch article titled “Bank Employee Injured When Elderly Driver Collides With Chase Bank.”