Nfld. & Labrador

Man hospitalized after falling on construction site

Occupational Health and Safety officials are investigating what has been called an industrial accident.
This site, where a man fell on Saturday and was hospitalized, is the same site where homes were toppled by high wind in November. (CBC)

A man was taken to hospital in St. John's after it is reported he fell Saturday while working on a home that is under construction.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to the call for help at the property on Freshwater Road.

Police say the man, 24, was taken to the Health Sciences Centre with undisclosed injuries.

Occupational Health and Safety officials are investigating what has been called an industrial accident.

The construction site where the accident happened is the same one where homes under construction were blown over during high winds in November.

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