Car crashes into Tinley Park home, sparks huge fire

Chicago News

TINLEY PARK, Ill. — Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that slammed into a house, sparking a large fire in Tinley Park.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7600 block of 167th Street.

Police said the driver lost control causing the car to jump a curb, and crash into a house. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames, with significant structural damage in the garage area and a car partially visible on the east side of the home. The house immediately to the east was also on fire.

Officials say no one was home at the time of the crash.

The driver fled the scene. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the car to run off the road.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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