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A Crystal Lake man could be permanently paralyzed after an SUV destroyed his home while he was inside

Crystal Lake resident Angelo Pleotis, 64, center, was seriously injured during an accident on July 27, 2022, during which a car crashed through his garage and into the home itself. Pleotis' family said he may be paralyzed for life now.
Crystal Lake resident Angelo Pleotis, 64, center, was seriously injured during an accident on July 27, 2022, during which a car crashed through his garage and into the home itself. Pleotis' family said he may be paralyzed for life now.
A vehicle crashed into a detached garage and home in Crystal Lake Wednesday, July 27, 2022, causing two people to sustain life-threatening injuries.
One week later, on August 3, 2022, the home in Crystal Lake where a car crashed through a garage has been boarded up and damaged furniture has been piled in the yard. But the homeowner injured in the accident, 64-year-old Angelo Pleotis, could be paralyzed for life, his family says.