Monday, August 29, 2016

Construction Worker Struck By Lightning at Construction Site Near I-290/Route 53 and Thorndale

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:37 PM Monday to a report of a construction worker struck by lightning 41.986658, -88.026390 (Southbound Route 53 and Thorndale Ave). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a construction worker was struck by lightning at a construction site near southbound I-290/IL-53 off ramp to eastbound Thorndale Avenue.

The construction worker was reported to be awake and breathing.

Paramedics made patient contact by 2:40 p.m.

UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E10 Itasca E ??

TRUCK(S): T ??

SQUAD(S): SQD ??

CHIEF(S): BC2 Itasca DC66

EMS: A10 Itasca A ??

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