Construction worker injured in fall from ladder

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate an industrial accident in the west end that left a 22-year-old man with serious injuries.

Paramedics were called to the scene on Antares Drive just before 9:20 this morning after receiving a report that the man, who was renovating a building fell 5 metres off a ladder.

The worker was removing a large garage door when the incident took place.

He suffered a broken arm and lacerations to his face, arms and legs.

Paramedics say he was conscious when he was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in serious, but stable condition.

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