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Three Hurt After Car Crashes Into Libertyville Home

(CBS) -- Three people were hurt when a car crashed into a home in a residential neighborhood in north suburban Libertyville.

A fire department spokesman said that the accident occurred about 6 p.m. in the 400 bloc of Ridgewood Lane when a black Acura sedan driving down Butterfield Road apparently lost control.

"Entered the back corner of the house which was a master bedroom and came to rest about midway in the middle of the house," said Libertyville Fire Dept. Chief Richard Carani.

A man and woman who live there in a different part of the house at the time of the accident and were unharmed.

The three injured people, a man, woman and child, had to be extracted from the car. Their conditions are unknown.

Ken Thumholme lives across the street and talked to another driver who was a witness.

"They said the car was flying down Butterfield," Thumholme said. "They thought it was going 70-80 miles an hour. It is a 40 mile an hour speed limit."

Thumholme says he has often complained about speeding traffic along Butterfield Road.

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