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Worker lifted to safety after falling into subway tunnel at Bathurst and Eglinton

Last Updated Oct 19, 2020 at 1:08 pm EST

Worker lifted by crane to safety after falling into after falling into subway tunnel at Bathurst and Eglinton. October 19, 2020. CityNews

Fire crews are working to rescue a man who fell in a subway construction construction tunnel at Bathurst Street and Eglinton Avenue West early Monday morning.

It happened just after 6 o’clock, when officials said the man was working with his team when fell into a three-metre pit, and suffering a head injury.

Equipment used for the project was used in the rescue.

 

A crane lifted the man out of the hole as seen in the video above. He was then safely transported into an ambulance.

The worker has since been taken to a trauma centre.

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