A man being chased by police hopped on a moving freight train on the West Side this morning and was critically injured when he jumped off.
The man suffered serious injuries to his legs and was taken in
critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
The man had been
spotted by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe crew around 8:30 a.m. trying to steal
copper wire from a generator near an underpass on Kedzie Avenue.
Police were notified and began
chasing the person.
The man jumped off in the 3400 block of West