Man Seriously Injured After Falling On 3rd Rail At Downtown L Station

October 15, 2018 - 7:03 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man was seriously injured Sunday night when made contact with the electrified rail at a Loop subway station.

About 10:40 p.m., the 43-year-old accidentally fell on the tracks at the Red Line’s State/Lake station and struck the 3rd rail, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Details about his injuries were not released by police or the fire department.

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