Non-worker suffers injuries at Lindsay area construction site

By Lindsay Advocate

On March 2 12:42 am, the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended with Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service and Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service to a construction site on Victoria Avenue south in Lindsay for the report of an injured man.

Emergency service workers located a 20-year-old male at the bottom of an elevator shaft within the partially constructed building.

The man, who was not a worker at the construction site, was initially taken to Ross Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries but has since been transferred to a Toronto area hospital.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service maintained control of the accident scene until a representative from the Ministry of Labour arrived to investigate the occurrence.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service and the Ministry of Labour are continuing to investigate this incident.

Although foul play is not suspected, police are asking that anyone who may have information regarding this incident contact them at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at

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