WATCH: Rescue operation for man who fell into 20 meter deep hole at downtown construction site


Montreal firefighters had to be called in this morning for a rescue operation at a condo construction site where a man scaled a fence and fell 20 meters into a hole.

The operation began at around 7 a.m. at the corner of Peel and Wellington.

The man suffered injuries to his legs and pelvis.  His life is not in danger.


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Firefighters had to use a hook-and-ladder truck and pulleys to get him out.

Police will investigate to see why the man was there in the first place.

Rescue operation this morning at downtown condo construction site at Peel and Wellington: man scaled a fence, fell into the hole 20 metres deep. Injured legs and pelvis. Life not in danger. #CJAD800

— Shuyee Lee (@sleeCJAD) April 3, 2019