UPDATE: Man rescued after falling down an elevator shaft

A man has been rescued after falling down an elevator shaft in his motorized wheelchair.

It happened on Thursday morning at a building near Simcoe and Dundas in downtown Toronto.

Officials say he fell from the third floor, but was lucky to get away with only a broken leg.

He's currently in hospital.

Toronto Police had earlier told NEWSTALK 1010, that there were fears that if the elevator goes down, it could crush the man, so people in the building are holding the elevator to keep it where it is.

They still aren't sure how he managed to find his way into the elevator shaft in the first place.