Crane collapse at Chicago station halts city train lines
CHICAGO (AP) — Several city train lines were halted Wednesday after a crane collapsed at a Chicago Transit Authority station on the city’s North Side, according to authorities.
No major injuries were immediately reported.
Chicago fire officials said a 200-ton capacity drill head construction crane tipped over while it was being used around 3:30 p.m.
The crane fell off the tracks into an alley, according to transit officials.
A building nearby was evacuated and some area residents were without power.
Transit officials warned of major delays on train lines. Officials were investigating what caused the crane to tip over.