Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it’s not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
The 3-year-old fell through a screened window on the second story of a building in the 4700 block of West Addison Street about 3:45 p.m.
The elevator apparently malfunctioned and fell from the 15th to the 10th floor, where it then became stuck, according to Fire Media Affairs. The people were out of the elevator about 3:20 p.m.
One of the things you’re likely to have to deal with on Thursday is slippery conditions.
A 1-year-old baby playing with an older brother fell through a screen and out of a second-story window.
A man died after a telephone pole fell on him early Friday on the Southwest Side.