Crystal Lake man charged after crash into 2nd story of home, seriously injuring man

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Police have identified the driver who slammed into a Crystal Lake home, but said he has been unable to communicate with anyone as a result of injuries from the crash.

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- A Crystal Lake man was charged after a car crashed into the second story of a home last month, seriously injuring a man inside.

On Tuesday, the McHenry County State's Attorney announced charges of aggravated reckless driving, reckless conduct and criminal damage to property over $100,000 against Connor Kirkpatrick, 27.

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Family details horror after car plows into Crystal Lake home, seriously injuring father

The crash occurred on July 27 in the 100-block of Heather Drive.

Angelo Pleotis, 64, was taking a shower when the car plowed through his garage and into his home in Crystal Lake, injuring him so badly he may never walk again.

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Police said Kirkpatrick remains hospitalized from injuries sustained from the crash and a warrant will be served on his release.