UPDATE: Worker dies, crushed by panel at Toronto construction site
TORONTO—A construction worker has died as a result of injuries suffered when a concrete panel fell on him Monday morning (March 27) at a downtown Toronto construction site.
The incident occurred close to 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of Lower Jarvis Street and Queens Quay East. A Ministry of Labour spokesperson indicated the worker was injured when the wall fell during unloading. The worker was rushed to a trauma centre where he was pronounced dead.
Toronto Police said the man was in his mid 40s.
Two ministry inspectors and a ministry engineer have been assigned to investigate.
The intersection was shut down for the investigation.
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