CTA worker rescued after machinery malfunction

October 21, 2011 3:17:13 PM PDT
A CTA construction worker got stuck in a cherry picker.

An inspection on the "L" tracks on the South Side when his machinery malfunctioned. The Chicago Fire Department had to rescue the worker and that caused a traffic tie-up at 18th and Clark.

It is not clear what caused the equipment to malfunction.

The worker was not injured.