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The deck collapse that left a 60-year-old man hospitalized Saturday morning. | Chicago Fire Department

Man injured when deck collapses at West Ridge apartment building

SHARE Man injured when deck collapses at West Ridge apartment building
SHARE Man injured when deck collapses at West Ridge apartment building

A man was injured in a deck collapse at a West Ridge apartment complex on the North Side Saturday morning.

Crews responded about 10:40 a.m. to the collapse at a three-story building in the 6300 block of North Albany, according to police and fire officials.

A 60-year-old man was taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston with injuries that weren’t thought to be life-threatening, police said.

Firefighters had to assist residents out of the building through back windows, fire officials said.

The cause of the collapse was unknown Saturday afternoon.


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