22-year-old woman in critical condition after struck by debris falling from building on North Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park, Chicago, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Fri, 04/08/2022 - 8:56am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Woman critically injured by falling debris in Chicago

Police say the woman in her 20s was walking about 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Wicker Park neighborhood when she was struck by the debris from a commercial building.

Wicker Park building showed warning signs before facade critically injured woman, neighbors say

"The facade had fallen like three weeks ago," Luisi said. "The debris lay there for a week, week and a half until the scaffolding came up. And then last night, with the winds, pulled the rest of it down."