OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A man has been charged with DUI after police said he crashed his car into a historic bike shop in west suburban Oak Park, causing significant damage Thursday night.
The crash occurred at Barnard's Schwinn Cyclery at 6109 West North Avenue at about 10:20 p.m..
According to their website, they are the oldest family-owned business in Oak Park, serving the community since 1911.
The owner said a police officer was actually on patrol and parked at the gas station next to the shop . The owner said police told him that the driver fell asleep at the wheel while heading down North Avenue and steered off into the building.