CHICAGO (CBS) — The commute home last night on Lake Shore Drive was a little rough for some ducks.
As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Nancy Harty reports, the mother duck and her five ducklings were found in a Streeterville parking garage by Jamie Holbrook around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
Ushering them to a park, and what she thought was safety, Holbrook saw them trying to cross Lake Shore Drive, the Tribune said.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
With the help of a Good Samaritan, she scooped the ducklings up. But three fell into a storm drain.
Police, fire, and Streets and Sanitation workers came in, and a tow truck yanked off the manhole cover.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
Crews used a baseball cap to rescue the stranded ducklings, and released them into Lake Michigan.