Vehicle crashes into Huntley smoothie shop

No injuries were reported and no citations issued, police say

No injuries were reported Tuesday morning after an SUV crashed into the Huntley Tropical Smoothie building, police said.

Huntley police and fire officials responded at 9:25 a.m. to the Tropical Smoothie, located at 12162 Route 47, according to a news release.

The driver, a 75-year-old Huntley woman, told officers she slid in the parking lot, went over the curb and struck the front of the business, according to the release.

The woman’s vehicle was partially inside the business when officials arrived.

Police did not issue any citations and no injuries were reported, according to the release.

The building was determined to be structurally sound, but the front entrance was blocked off, pending repairs.

Katie Smith

Katie has reported on the crime and courts beat for the Northwest Herald since 2017. She began her career with Shaw Media in 2015 at the Daily Chronicle in DeKalb, where she reported on the courts, city council, the local school board, and business.