Elgin Mills Rd E and Leslie St in Richmond Hill - a construction worker has touched power lines with his boom lift truck. Power has been cut to a large area while workers negotiate the delicate situation. Fire, police, EMT and PowerStream Inc. workers are on the scene.
Traffic lights are effected in a large surrounding area, as well as lane reductions in the immediate area.
The worker who was using the piece of equipment at the time of the accident is reported to be OK.
UPDATE 6:30pm: Ministry of Labour is on the scene investigating.