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


Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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