Truck driver injured at St. Catharines factory

A workplace accident at a St. Catharines factory is under investigation by the Ministry of Labour.

Police and EMS were called to THK, formerly TRW, on Louth Street around 3:00 yesterday afternoon.

Police say a truck driver received criticial injuries to his lower extremities after a load of pipes he was delivering fell off the truck and pinned him as they were being unloaded.

The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.