TORONTO — An individual has been rescued after falling into a hole on a construction site in Toronto this morning (Oct. 27).
The incident occurred on a site at Spadina and Lonsdale roads just after 6 a.m.
According to an email from the Toronto Police Service, the call came in around 6:09 a.m. with reports that a man was walking along the sidewalk close to a construction site and the mud along the site collapsed and the man fell in the hole.
Toronto Fire rescued the man from the hole. He was transported to hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.
The person is not a construction worker or an employee so the Ministry of Labour was not contacted to investigate the incident.
The construction site is closed off by a fence.