Police respond to crane collapse near River and Dundas streets


Codi Wilson, CP24.com


Published Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:48AM EDT


Last Updated Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:19AM EDT

Police are responding after a crane appears to have collapsed in the city’s downtown core this morning.

In a tweet, police said the intersection of River and Dundas streets is currently closed after a stationary crane fell into the intersection.

Paramedics say they are assessing two people at the scene and no serious injuries have been reported.

Police are asking drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area.

“Toronto police have many units on scene,”  Const. Michelle Flannery told CP24. “There are numerous road closures in the area.”

Hydro outages have also been reported in the area.

The Ministry of Labour will be notified of the incident.

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