OHS Canada Magazine

Collapsed crane hits building in Toronto, minor injuries reported

Two buildings in downtown core being evacuated


July 16, 2020
By The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
Categories
Health & Safety

TORONTO — Emergency officials say a crane has collapsed and hit a building in Toronto’s entertainment district.

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Toronto police say the crane operator was able to climb down to safety and was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

They say two buildings in the downtown core are being evacuated.

Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg says fire crews and paramedics are also at the scene of the collapse.

Police say some of the surrounding roads have been closed. They’re urging people to find alternate routes.