UPDATE: Woman seriously injured at construction site

UPDATE: Woman seriously injured at construction site

CORNWALL, Ontario – A woman was seriously injured when her foot was struck by the bucket of a bucket-truck at a construction site on Ninth Street.

The woman’s foot was nearly severed, said a witness, who did not wish to be named. The witness was helping at the scene when she saw the severity of the injury.

Cornwall police have secured the scene as Ministry of Labour officials will be investigating the incident. Police have not confirmed specifics of the incident, but have indicated a woman suffered a serious foot injury.

Cornwall police Const. Dan Cloutier told Seaway News police are involved to maintain the integrity of the scene while ministry investigators do their job.

The woman was taken to hospital, but her status is not known.

The police forensic investigation vehicle was at the scene and the area was taped off.

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