Four Injured in Chicago Elevator Drop

Four people were taken to area hospitals after an elevator fell a couple of floors at a downtown Chicago parking garage, reports NBC Chicago 5.

Elevator mechanics used an adjacent car to rescue the four passengers after their car dropped from the 15th to the 10th floor.

“When an elevator drops like that, like they claim it did, it can be a pretty scary situation,” said Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Mitchell Crooker. “Thank God that there are safety

backups on these elevators and braking systems that they will eventually grab and stop.”

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