Tuesday, July 31, 2018

SUV Knocks Down North Wall of BMO Harris Bank at Palatine Rd and Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:42 AM Tuesday to a report of a crash into the BMO Harris Bank building, 215 East Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a Ford Explorer crashed into a wall and window at the bank.

Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find a Ford Explorer SUV crashed into the north brick wall of the bank.

A female driver reported what initially appeared to be a minor injury. Firefighter/paramedics assessed her injury and she was not transported to the hospital by paramedics.

The crash caused significant structural damage to the bank building, where part of a brick wall collapsed.

The bank was closed by the Village of Arlington Heights Building Department with a notice "Not Approved or Occupancy" on Tuesday morning. Initially, the Drive Thru remained open Tuesday morning.

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