One man is dead at York University after a piece of construction equipment, possibly a crane or drilling machine, toppled over onto construction workers around 2:30 this afternoon. Another man, who is 36-years old, is still trapped in the debris as of 4 p.m., reports CP24. Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident happened beside the Schulich School of Business where construction workers are drilling for the Spadina Subway extension. The accident has caused road closures, including portions of Keele St. York students are currently on a reading week break, so few are on campus. No students have been injured.
Deadly construction collapse at York University
No injuries to students reported
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