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Woman Injured When Roof Collapses

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The scene of a roof collapse on North Ashland Avenue. (Chicago Fire Dept.)

The scene of a roof collapse on North Ashland Avenue. (Chicago Fire Dept.)

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(CBS)—A Chicago woman was critically injured Thursday when a roof collapsed on her during storms that hammered the region.

Fire officials say the incident occurred in the 1100 block of North Ashland Avenue at a building where construction was underway. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital, the Chicago Fire Department tweeted.

The department responded to a number of reports of downed trees and power lines.

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