Toronto

3 men injured in scaffolding collapse downtown

The incident occurred near the corner of Lake Shore Boulevard W. and Bathurst Street shortly before 7 a.m.

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating

According to police, a broken platform led to the collapse and three workers fell as a result.  (David Donnelly/CBC)

Three men are in hospital after a scaffolding collapse at a construction site downtown. 

The incident occurred near the corner of Lake Shore Boulevard W. and Bathurst Street shortly before 7 a.m.

According to police, a broken platform led to the collapse and three workers fell as a result. 

Paramedics said two of the men sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries, while the third sustained more moderate injuries. One of the workers broke his leg, police said. 

The Ontario Ministry of Labour will be investigating.

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