A large panel weighing several thousand pounds has fallen from a crane and landed on a man’s leg in Scarborough this afternoon.
Toronto Fire Service reports the incident occurred on the fifth floor of a building at 185 Bonis Ave., near Kennedy Road and Sheppard Avenue East.
14:17 BONIS AVE- 5000lb panel fell from crane on man. #TorontoFire crews extricating trapped leg; using hydraulic tools.— Toronto Fire Service (@Toronto_Fire) February 13, 2014
The man is conscious and breathing.
Firefighters say hydraulic tools are being used to get the panel off the man’s leg.