CHICAGO, IL (WGN) — Two vehicles were damaged after a sign was knocked from a scaffolding near the Willis Tower due to high winds.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Adams Street and Wacker Drive in the Loop.
The taxi was sitting in traffic when a wooden-type sign slammed onto the taxi, and shattered the entire windshield. The taxi driver injured his arm and was transported to Northwestern Hospital in good condition.
The debris struck a second vehicle, but that driver was not injured.
Fire officials anticipate other potential trouble Wednesday due to the high winds.
A High Wind Warning is in effect for the entire Chicago area until 6 p.m. Wednesday, with wind gusts up to 50-65 mph.
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