A driver was transported to the hospital after he possibly fell asleep and his SUV struck a parked car, rolled over and struck a house in Volo Monday morning, authorities said.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Wauconda Fire District responded around 6:10 a.m. Monday to the 27500 block of Volo Village Road in Volo for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries.
Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said a 35-year-old Mundelein man was operating a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe.
The Chevrolet was traveling eastbound on Volo Village Road when it struck a parked car.
The impact caused the Chevrolet to roll over and travel across the roadway, Covelli said.
The vehicle struck a house and a cement porch at the front of the home before coming to rest in the front yard.
Fire crews reported the damage to the house was not significant.
The driver of the Chevrolet suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries, Covelli said.
Paramedics transported him to a local hospital for evaluation.
Covelli said it is fortunate nobody else was involved in the crash as there is a church across the street that holds a morning service, resulting in a number of pedestrians in the vicinity.
It is unknown what caused the driver to strike the parked car but deputies believe the driver may have fallen asleep.
The driver was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. He will appear at a Lake County branch court at a later date.