May 20, 2014 2:34 pm

Man hit by falling billboard slat at Yonge/Dundas square

File photo of Yonge and Dundas square

Tyler Thornley / Global News

TORONTO – A man was hurt Tuesday after being struck by a piece of a billboard that had fallen at Yonge and Dundas Square.

The billboard fell shortly before noon and struck the man in the leg as he walked by below.

He refused ambulance and was not taken to hospital.

Crews are inspecting the billboard and have closed off the area underneath as a precaution. The area is expected to stay closed until the billboard has been deemed safe.

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