Worker injured at Near West Side construction site

December 2, 2008 6:49:32 PM PST
A worker was injured in a construction site accident on Chicago's Near West Side. It happened Tuesday morning in the Medical District at Harrison and Ashland near Rush University Medical Center. It is unclear how the worker was injured. But firefighters had to use a rescue basket to get him from the top of a building that is under construction.

The worker was taken to Stroger Hospital and is in serious condition.