Man in Critical After Falling Into Fox Lake Channel

(Fox Lake, IL)  An Antioch area man was  hospitalized in critical condition, after falling into a Fox Lake channel. The incident took place on Friday afternoon in the 38-thousand block of North Lakeside Place. A 73 and 74 -year-old man were said to be fishing , when the 73-year-old attempted to get his line out of the weeds and fell into the frigid water. The 74-year-old and a nearby good Samaritan were able to hold the man’s head above water..but reported he did go under for one to two minutes at one point. Rescue crews were able to get the man out of the water and to Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital. An update on his condition was not released over the weekend.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (5-2-22)