Truck Crashes Into East Peoria Business

By WEEK Producer

June 20, 2011 Updated Jun 20, 2011 at 9:52 PM CDT

Owners of one local bar were left cleaning up a mess Monday morning.

Employees were shaken but luckily not injured Monday morning when a truck crashed into Coolers Sports Bar in East Peoria.

The vehicle was headed east bound on Washington when it left the road and entered the building.

According to authorities, the driver, 20 year-old Chad Thompson of Peoria has a prior medical condition that may be related to the crash.

Thompson was taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center where he was treated and released.

No further information is being released at this time.

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