3 injured after water tower falls off building in Lakeview

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An old water tower came crashing down from the roof of a building in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, injuring three people Wednesday morning.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, the wood tank fell from a a nine-story building located at Diversey Pkwy and Pine Grove Avenue.

The tower apparently fell onto a car in an alley below and three people were taken to area hospitals.

Two people were transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, one in critical condition, and another person was transported to St. Joseph Hospital.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

All photos courtesy of the Chicago Fire Department.

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