Woman Falls into Open Sewer/Water Drainage Opening on Crystal Lane Near Crystal Towers, Mount Prospect

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Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:08 PM Tuesday to a report of a victim that fell in an open sewer at 1747 Crystal Lane by Crystal Towers. Firefighter/paramedics and police received a report that a 40-year-old female was injured when she fell into an open sewer hole. She was either rescued by citizens or was able to get out of the sewer on her own before rescuers arrived while a thunderstorm was approaching.

Police were on the scene within three minutes. The victim was injured, it is not confirmed that she was transported to a local hospital.

A woman fell in an open manhole cover in Palatine near Hicks Road and Garden Avenue on Monday, August 6, 2012. No witnesses were in the area, and there was some difficulty locating the victim (See The Cardinal Woman Rescued After Falling in Hole from Stolen Manhole Cover Near Hicks Rd and Dundee Rd, Palatine).

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