Man in Critical Condition After Being Impaled By Fence Post

BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- A gruesome accident as a man is impaled by a fence post when his car crashed into a home.

Belvidere Police say the 58-year-old driver of the car is in critical condition. They say his car crashed into a home around 9:45pm on Saturday in the 900 block of Allen Street. Officers say before getting to the house the car took down a fence and one of the posts somehow got stuck in the man's chest.

There were people inside the home, they were okay although their garage does have quite a bit of damge.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.