Two people are deceased following work place accident

Gabriola

2021-03-16 14:26 HAP

Dossier nº 2021-160

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

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

 

Diffusé par :

Cap. Madonna Saunderson

S.-off. conseillère de district (relations avec les médias)
District du Nord
4020, 5e Avenue, Prince George (C.-B.) V2M 7E7
Bureau : 250-561-3166
Cellulaire : 250-301-3521

Courriel : madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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