Elk Grove Village firefighter/paramedics, Itasca firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police responded about 2:37 PM Monday to a report of a construction worker struck by lightning near southbound Route 53 and Thorndale Ave. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that the construction worker was struck by lightning at a construction site near the off ramp to eastbound Thorndale Avenue.
The construction worker was reported to be awake and breathing.
Paramedics made patient contact by 2:40 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
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CHIEF(S): BC2 Itasca DC66
EMS: A10 Itasca A ??
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