April 28, 2014 1:13 pm

Man killed in work-related accident was hired just for the day

MONTREAL – Quebec’s workplace health and safety board (CSST) is investigating an accident that happened near the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport on Friday afternoon.

A 42-year-old man has died after being struck by a forklift in the parking lot of a commercial building.

According to the CSST, the man, who had been hired for the day, worked for Achat Surplus Montréal.

He was first struck by the fork lift, and then was caught between the lift and a flat-bed trailer for close to 20 minutes.

The man was critically injured. He was transferred to hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The accident occurred in the Saint-Laurent district, behind a building located at 165 Montée-de-Liesse.



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