A construction crane collapsed in Edgewater Beach Oct. 6, 2021. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Trains were initially stopped at the Bryn Mawr station about 3:30 p.m. because of an “obstruction,” the CTA said in an alert.
Purple and Red Line service was disrupted Wednesday afternoon in Edgewater Beach on the North Side after a large construction crane collapse.
The crane toppled over in the 1100 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue, knocking down power lines and prompting the partial evacuation of a nearby building, according to Chicago fire officials.
It was not immediately clear if anyone had been injured.
Chicago Fire Department
A construction crane collapsed in Edgewater Beach Oct. 6, 2021.
Red and Purple Line trains were running but not stopping at the Bryn Mawr station, the CTA said in an alert.
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