Worker rescued at Ottawa construction site
Emergency crews rescued a worker at a construction site on Parkdale Avenue. The worker had a seizure and fell about two metres, officials said. (Ottawa Fire Services)
Crews from the Ottawa Fire Service rescued a worker who had a medical emergency at a Mechanicsville construction site Monday morning.
The worker at the site on Parkdale Avenue south of Burnside Avenue fell about two metres below grade, fire officials said.
Fire rescuers used a crane and a metal basket to lift the worker back up to ground level.
Paramedics said the man suffered a seizure and was taken to the Ottawa Hospital trauma centre in stable condition.