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8 hurt in West Side porch collapse

Eight people including two children were hurt when porch collapsed Sunday evening 700 block North St. Louis Avenue West Side

Eight people, including two children, were hurt when a porch collapsed Sunday evening in the 700 block of North St. Louis Avenue in West Side Humboldt Park. | Alex Wroblewski / Sun-Times

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Updated: July 20, 2014 7:23PM



Eight people, including two children, were hurt when a porch collapsed Sunday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side

Four adults, including a 38-year-old woman in serious condition, were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital after the porch collapsed about 5:52 p.m. in the 700 block of North St. Louis Avenue, said Ana Pachecho, a Chicago Police spokeswoman. Another adult was taken to Norwegian-American Hospital.

Another adult and two children were taken to St. Mary’s, she said.

Further details were not available.



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