Two people are deceased following work place accident
2021-03-16 14:26 PDT
File # 2021-160
On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10:49 Am, Gabriola Island RCMP along with emergency services personnel, were called to the scene of a toppled crane.
A boom of a concrete pump-truck broke and landed on two workers at a construction site on Taylor Road on Gabriola Island. Sadly, both men were pronounced deceased at the scene.
BC Coroners Service and Work Safe BC are engaged and will be conducting parallel investigations into the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing, however police do not believe there to be anything suspicious in this tragedy.
If you have any information about this contact the Gabriola Island RCMP at (250) 247-8398
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
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