Summerside man airlifted to Halifax after accident at Charlottetown port
No further details about the man's injuries have been released
A 61-year-old Summerside man is in critical but stable condition in hospital in Halifax after being hit by a truck at the Port of Charlottetown Saturday morning.
Charlottetown police Deputy Chief Brad MacConnell said the accident happened shortly after 10 a.m. The truck was operated by an independent contractor for Cavendish Agri.
Mary Keith, the vice-president of communications for JD Irving, said it was picking up a load of fertilizer when it struck a contractor.
The specific nature of the man's injuries has not been released.
Transport Canada is investigating, along with the Charlottetown police.