Bricks fall from building injuring 2 women in West Garfield Park

CHICAGO – Two women were injured Monday afternoon when part of a building gave way and fell on to them.

The women were on the sidewalk in the 700 block of Kenneth in the West Garfield Park neighborhood a little before 5 p.m.

As the women were walking, part of an exterior wall gave way.

The bricks fell and slammed into the women causing serious injuries.

One of the women was taken to Mt. Sinai hospital. The other was taken to Stroger.

Both are listed in serious-to-critical condition but stable.