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Illinois man recovering after cab crashed into home

January 1, 2015

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man is recovering from his injuries a month after a taxi crashed through the wall of his home and pinned him to his bed.

Shawn Grisch of Glendale Heights suffered broken ribs, a dislocated shoulder and a cut on his spleen when the taxi slammed through a brick wall at about 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 1.

The driver fled and remains at large. Police found an open bottle of alcohol in the cab.

The 53-year-old Grisch tells the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/1AfB60H ) that he’s continuing physical therapy and hoping to be cleared to return to work next week.

During the clean-up of his home, Grisch found the taxi’s license plate. He calls it “quite a memento” and says he plans to hang it in his garage.

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Information from: Daily Herald, http://www.dailyherald.com

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