1 hurt in Kenwood crash after SUV goes through fence, hits building, Chicago police and fire say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was injured after an SUV crashed through a fence and into a Kenwood building Monday afternoon, Chicago police and fire officials said.

An unknown driver in a gold Cadillac SUV was driving about 4:45 p.m. in the 4600-block of South Lake Park Avenue when the car went through a wrought iron fence and hit a building, causing a three-story wooden porch to collapse.

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A 71-year-old man was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with minor injuries, but it was unclear if he was the driver, Chicago police said.

The Department of Buildings responded to the scene about 6 p.m. to assess the damage.

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