Man dead after industrial accident downtown
A man is dead after an industrial accident in downtown Toronto.
Published Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:42PM EDT
A man is dead after he was severely injured in an industrial accident downtown on Wednesday afternoon, according to Toronto Police.
Shortly after 2:40 p.m., police received a call about an industrial accident on Power Street, near Adelaide Street East.
A concrete bucket reportedly fell on a worker at a construction site, police said.
The worker was transported to hospital via emergency run with life-threatening injuries, and has since been pronounced.
His identity has not been released.
The cause of the incident is unknown.
In a statement, the Ministry of Labour said an inspector has been assigned to the incident and the investigation is ongoing.