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Worker on Randolph bridge hurt after falling into trench

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Updated: March 27, 2014 2:41PM



A city worker was injured when he fell into a trench Thursday morning in the Loop.

The city Department of Transportation employee was performing spring maintenance on the Randolph Street bridge at 11:15 a.m. when he fell about 15 feet into a trench area under the bridge, according to police and Fire Media Affairs.

The 59-year-old man was taken in serious but stable condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to Fire Media.

A city spokesman was not immediately available for comment.



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