Five hurt in Logan Square porch collapse, last released from Illinois Masonic

Date: 
10/30/2018
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The last of the five people injured in an early Saturday morning Logan Square/Palmer Square area porch collapse has been released from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 836 W. Wellington Ave., according to hospital officials.

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Second floor porch rests against first floor back door

"When we fell, we flipped and all landed on our back," said Mikea Johnson, 24, to ABC7's Evelyn Holmes

While she and others were released from the hospital, her 26 year-old brother, Montana Harris, remained in the hospital with a head injury. 

The second floor six-foot square porch collapsing to the first floor porch, just after after Johnson returned to the outdoor space.

They were part of a couple dozen people attending a birthday party in the two-and-a-half story building in the 2900 block of W. Lyndale. 

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Front of the two and a half story building.

The Chicago Fire department received the call at 1:51 a.m., Oct. 27, and listed three people as serious and one in serious-critical condition transported to the hospital. It is presumed the fifth, self-transported himself. There were two women and three men, according to the 14th District Chicago Police officer. 

The Chicago Building Department does not list any problems or inspections for that building. An inspector was out there on Saturday.

 

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