Person Critical After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan Near North Avenue Beach

Sun-Times Media Wire
September 05, 2019 - 1:38 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person is in critical condition after being pulled out of Lake Michigan on Thursday near North Avenue Beach.

Authorities were called at about 10 a.m. for reports of an unresponsive female in the water near the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police. Her age was not immediately known.

A bystander pulled her out of the lake and Chicago Fire Department paramedics took over performing CPR when they arrived, police said.

She regained consciousness and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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